BIO-2500 - Biological Prin Forensic Sci

An introduction to the principles governing the application of biology and biological statistics that are used to analyze evidence from crime scenes. Topics will include evidence examination and preservation; presumptive and confirmatory biological testing; blood, urine, semen, hair and fiber comparisons; generation and statistical analysis of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA profiles; understanding the modern forensic crime laboratory; the role of the forensic scientist within the Criminal and Civil United States Court system. 3 class/3 lab hours.
Academic Level
Undergraduate Level
Subject
Biology
Department
Biological Sciences
Credits
4
Corequisites
None
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