The Signature Science Forensic DNA Laboratory offers the following services:
Serology and DNA Analysis (sample testing and re-testing)
Case and Data Review (raw data and data re-analysis)
Expert Witness Testimony and Consultations
Validation and Development
With nearly a decade of Serology and DNA analysis experience, our technically-proficient DNA analyst staff provides clients with valid, reliable scientific results utilizing gold-standard industry instruments and methodologies:
AB 7500 Real-Time PCR
Identifiler® Plus, Minifiler™, and Yfiler® Amplification
AB 3500 xL Genetic Analyzer
Genemapper® ID-X Analysis Software
Our DNA analysts are qualified expert witnesses in the areas of Serology and DNA analysis with extensive experience testifying in a myriad of forensic serology/DNA cases in multiple courts-of law and jurisdictions across the country. We also offer a full range of forensic training from collection through analysis and reporting including: crime scene processing, evidence collection and handling, use of proper chain-of-custody, evidence receiving and storage, evidence processing, sample analysis, interpretation of results, report writing, and quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) procedures and practices.
Signature Science has a long standing history of creating and implementing QA/QC programs for many of our Clients. We have QA staff with over 20 years of experience in developing and implementing QA systems as well as performing audits against the FBI QAS document and the ASCLD/LAB-I standards. The Signature Science Forensic DNA Laboratory is currently seeking ASCLD/LAB-I accreditation.