All Mixed Up! What is a "Likelihood Ratio" and Why is Everyone Talking About "Probabilistic Genotyping"?

Location: Nautilus 2
Date: Sat, March 25
Time: 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

The forensic DNA community is moving towards using probabilistic genotyping software programs to evaluate complex DNA mixtures.  This presentation will discuss the likelihood ratio, problems associated with complex mixture interpretation, differences between semi-continuous and fully-continuous methods of probabilistic genotyping, and how some probabilistic genotyping software programs work.

 

301: Advanced