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Results of the 2018 Rapid DNA Maturity Assessment

January 27, 2020
Author(s)
Erica L. Romsos, Peter Vallone
Three commercially available integrated rapid DNA instruments were tested as a part of a rapid DNA maturity assessment in the July of 2018. The assessment was conducted with sets of blinded single-source reference samples to gauge the typing success of the

2018 Rapid DNA Maturity Assessment Results

September 26, 2018
Author(s)
Erica L. Romsos, Peter Vallone
The Rapid DNA Act, which amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994, allows for the integration of rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement for DNA testing of arrestees in a booking station environment. Several parallel efforts have been made to

Certification of Standard Reference Material(R) 2372a Human DNA Quantitation Standard

March 19, 2018
Author(s)
Erica L. Romsos, Margaret C. Kline, Natalia Farkas, David L. Duewer, Blaza Toman
Standard Reference Material (SRM) 2372a is intended for use in the value assignment of human genomic deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) forensic quantitation materials. A unit of SRM 2372a consists of three well-characterized human genomic DNA materials

Rapid DNA Maturity Assessment

September 10, 2015
Author(s)
Erica L. Romsos, Sanae Lembirick, Peter Vallone
Two fully integrated rapid DNA platforms were tested as a part of a rapid DNA maturity assessment in the fall of 2014. The assessment was conducted with sets of blinded single-source reference samples to gauge the typing success of the current rapid DNA

Rapid PCR of STR Markers: Applications to Human Identification

April 23, 2015
Author(s)
Peter Vallone, Erica Romsos
Multiplex PCR with fluorescently labeled primers has been an essential method for the amplification of short tandem repeats used in human identify testing. Within the STR workflow of extraction, quantitation, amplification, separation, and detection

Rapid PCR Protocols for Forensic DNA Typing on Six Thermal Cycling Platforms

August 22, 2014
Author(s)
Peter Vallone, Erica Romsos
Rapid PCR protocols for the amplification of typing short tandem repeat multiplexes were evaluated on 6 different thermal cyclers. PCR primers from the commercially available multiplex short tandem repeat typing kit Identifiler were used to target 15 STR

The Latest and Greatest NIST PCR-based DNA Profiling Standard: Updates and Status of Candidate Standard Reference Material (SRM) 2391c

November 1, 2011
Author(s)
Margaret C. Kline, Carolyn R. Steffen, Jamie L. Almeida, Erica L. Romsos, Michael D. Coble, John M. Butler
Standard Reference Material 2391c (SRM 2391c) PCR-based DNA Profiling Standard is the third renewal of this SRM, originally released in 1995. SRM 2391c consists of 6 candidate components labeled A through F. Components A through D are supplied as genomic