Short Tandem Repeat (STR) I Analysis and Typing

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Subject Area: 
R - Biology / DNA Program
Class Location: 
Jan Bashinski DNA Laboratory or CCI-Los Angeles
Class Description: 

This 5-day (40-hour) course will provide students with information on short tandem repeat (STR) typing and will include: (1) intensive software training, (2) principles of PCR, (3) principles of electrophoresis and capillary electrophoresis, (4) review of loci in currently available commercial STR typing kits, and (5) fragment sizing on different analytical platforms Each class is limited to 12 students. POST Certified

Teaching Methods: 
Classroom lectures, group discussions, and laboratory exercises
Students will be required to demonstrate their proficiency in practical and written tests.
SWGDAM specified classes: molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics, or approval of Course Coordinator.
Pre-course reading material may be assigned.
No cost to California public crime laboratory personnel. A $600.00 tuition fee will be required of all other public agency, private sector, or out-of-state applicants.
Course Contact: 
Neda Khoshkebari (916) 464-5599, (916)464-0600
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