FBI Approves Second Life Tech Forensic Analysis Kit | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Thermo Fisher Scientific's Life Technologies said today that the FBI has granted approval of the Life Tech GlobalFiler Kit for forensic laboratories that generate DNA profiles and upload them to the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) database.

The agency based its decision on data submitted by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, which validated the product, Thermo Fisher said.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Cell this week: characterization of functional genomic features in breast cancer cell lines, epigenetic pattern linked to obesity, and more.

President Obama's proposed budget for fiscal year 2017 includes an increase for NIH, but seeks some of it as mandatory funding.

Sure Genomics begins to offer direct-to-consumer genome sequencing for $2,500.

Intelligence officials in the US have added gene editing to a list of weapons of mass destruction.