Jan Bashinski DNA Laboratory or CCI-Los Angeles
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 Identifiler loci, and (5) fragment sizing on different analytical platforms Each class is limited to 12 students. POST Certified
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.