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1. Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Interpretation (textbook)
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 9/1/2014
Author: John M Butler
Abstract: This book is primarily intended for DNA analysts or those trying to understand what a DNA analyst does in his or her review of forensic DNA data that was obtained by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification and short tandem repeat (STR) typing v ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=915899

2. Passive 670 GHz imaging with uncooled low-noise HEMT amplifiers coupled to zero-bias diodes
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 6/9/2014
Authors: Erich N Grossman, K Leong, X. B. Mei, W. R. Deal
Abstract: We discuss the application of recently developed 670 GHz low-noise amplifiers based on InP HEMTs to passive indoor imaging. Packaged LNAs were integrated with commercial zero-bias diodes, and accurate measurements of system noise-equivalent tempe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916029

3. Comparison of Base Composition Analysis and Sanger Sequencing of Mitochondrial DNA for four U.S. Population Groups
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 10/8/2013
Authors: Kevin M Kiesler, Michael D Coble, Thomas Hall, Peter M Vallone
Abstract: A set of 711 samples from four U.S. population groups was analyzed using a novel mass spectrometry based method for mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) base composition profiling. Comparison of the mass spectrometry results with Sanger sequencing derived ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914329

4. Some Journal Metrics for Forensic Science International: Genetics
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 10/2/2013
Author: John M Butler
Abstract: Forensic Science International: Genetics, which is the official journal of the International Society for Forensic Genetics, has grown in readership and impact factor since its introduction in 2007. This article reviews some metrics of the 32 issu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914636

5. The Triad of Scientific Publication: Reading, Writing, and Reviewing
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 10/2/2013
Author: John M Butler
Abstract: A workshop on scientific publication was presented at the 2013 ISFG conference by the author, who has written four widely-used textbooks and 150 peer-reviewed articles and invited book chapters. This article is a summary of key points made durin ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914645

6. Forensic Science Laboratories: Handbook for Facility Planning, Design, Construction, and Relocation.
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7941
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 6/25/2013
Authors: Melissa K Taylor, James Aguilar, Tom Barnes, Joseph Browne, Alison Kennedy, Romeo Miranda, Shannan Williams, Yvette Burney, John Byrd, Adam Denmark, Michael Mount, Susan Halla, Lou Hartman, Kenneth Mohr, Deborah Leben, Greg Matheson, Steve Sigel, Jennifer Smither, Aliece Watts
Abstract: This handbook is a resource for laboratory directors, designers, consultants, and other stakeholders involved in the construction or major renovation of forensic science laboratories. Laboratory construction and renovation projects must meet the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913987

7. Writing Guidelines to Develop an Memorandum of Understanding for Interoperable Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1156
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 5/14/2013
Authors: Susan M Ballou, Michael D Garris, Anthony Clay, Joi Dickerson, Peter T Higgins, Lisa Jackson, Joe Morrissey, Beth Owens, Joe Polski, Janet Hoin, Leo Norton, Melissa K Taylor
Abstract: This is one of a series of documents prepared by the Latent Print Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) Interoperability Working Group. The purpose of these documents is to provide guidance and a framework to those involved in the id ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913325

8. Writing Guidelines for Requests for Proposals for Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems
Series: Special Publication (NIST SP)
Report Number: 1155
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 4/25/2013
Authors: Susan M Ballou, Michael D Garris, Anthony Clay, Joi Dickerson, Peter T Higgins, Janet Hoin, Lisa Jackson, Mike Lesko, Joe Morrissey, Leo Norton, Beth Owens, Joe Polski, Melissa K Taylor
Abstract: This is one of a series of documents prepared by the Latent Print Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) Interoperability Working Group. The purpose of these documents is to provide guidance and a framework to those involved in the id ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913324

9. The Biological Evidence Preservation Handbook: Best Practices for Evidence Handlers
Series: NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR)
Report Number: 7928
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 4/23/2013
Authors: Susan M Ballou, Margaret C Kline, Mark David Stolorow, Melissa K Taylor, Shannan R Williams, Phylis S Bamberger, Burney Yvette, Larry Brown, Cynthia Jones, Ralph Keaton, William Kiley, Karen Lanning, Gerry LaPorte, Joseph Latta, Linda E Ledray, Randy Nagy, Linda Schwind, Stephanie Stoiloff, Brian Ostrom
Abstract: The report of the Technical Working Group on Biological Evidence Preservation offers guidance for individuals involved in the collection, examination, tracking, packaging, storing, and disposition of biological evidence. This may include crime sc ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913699

10. Guidelines for Minimum Information for Publication of Quantitative Digital PCR Experiments
Topic: Homeland Security/Forensics/Human Identity
Published: 4/9/2013
Authors: Ross J Haynes, Jim Huggett, Carole Foy, Vladimir Benes, Kerry Emslie, Jeremy Garson, Jan Hellemans, Mikael Kubista, Tania Nolan, Michael Pfaffl, Gregory Shipley, Jo Vandesompele, Carl Wittwer, Stephen Bustin
Abstract: There is growing interest in the digital polymerase chain reaction (dPCR) as technological progress makes it a practical and increasingly affordable technology. dPCR allows the precise quantification of nucleic acid, facilitating the measurement of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913611



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