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  1. Sweder, K., Marciano, M., 2019. An Automated Dielectrophoretic-Based Single Cell Separation Technique to Improve Laboratory Efficiency, Mixture Deconvolution and Combat Sample Inhibition. (Read the article)
  2. Danielson, P.B., McKiernan, H.E., Legg, K.M., 2017. Chapter 5 - Integrated Polymerase Chain Reaction Technologies (Sample-to-Answer Technologies), in: Patrinos, G.P. (Ed.), Molecular Diagnostics (Third Edition). Academic Press, pp. 59–78. (Read the article)
  3. Dembinski, G.M., Picard, C.J., 2017. Effects of microbial DNA on human DNA profiles generated using the PowerPlex® 16 HS system. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine 52, 208–214. (Read the article)
  4. DuVall, J.A., Le Roux, D., Thompson, B.L., Birch, C., Nelson, D.A., Li, J., Mills, D.L., Tsuei, A., Ensenberger, M.G., Sprecher, C., Storts, D.R., Root, B.E., Landers, J.P., 2017. Rapid multiplex DNA amplification on an inexpensive microdevice for human identification via short tandem repeat analysis. Analytica Chimica Acta 980, 41–49. (Read the article)
  5. King, J.L., Wendt, F.R., Sun, J., Budowle, B., 2017. STRait Razor v2s: Advancing sequence-based STR allele reporting and beyond to other marker systems. Forensic Science International: Genetics 29, 21–28. (Read the article)
  6. McKiernan, H.E., Danielson, P.B., 2017. Chapter 21 - Molecular Diagnostic Applications in Forensic Science, in: Patrinos, G.P. (Ed.), Molecular Diagnostics (Third Edition). Academic Press, pp. 371–394. (Read the article)
  7. Sinelnikov, A., Kopitke, E., Reich, K., 2017. PCR-based tests for forensic detection of feces; use of Bacteroides species as indicator of fecal matter. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series 6, e37–e39. (Read the article)
  8. Wiley, R., Sage, K., LaRue, B., Budowle, B., 2017. Internal validation of the RapidHIT® ID system. Forensic Science International: Genetics 31, 180–188. (Read the article)
  9. Aali, Farzaneh, Barjui, S.P., Aali, Faranak, Reiisi, S., Chaleshtori, M.H., Salehi, A., 2018. Investigation of the association between (CCTTT)n polymorphism in NOS2 gene and serum IgE level in patients with vernal keratoconjunctivitis in Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Province. Gene Reports 12, 165–170. (Read the article)
  10. Buscaino, J., Barican, A., Farrales, L., Goldman, B., Klevenberg, J., Kuhn, M., Lin, F., Nguyen, P., Salceda, S., Schueren, R., Smith, C., Troup, C., Tsou, D., Vangbo, M., King, D., 2018. Evaluation of a rapid DNA process with the RapidHIT® ID system using a specialized cartridge for extracted and quantified human DNA. Forensic Science International: Genetics 34, 116–127. (Read the article)
  11. Duijs, F., van de Merwe, L., Sijen, T., Benschop, C.C.G., 2018. Low-template methods yield limited extra information for PowerPlex® Fusion 6C profiling. Legal Medicine 33, 62–65. (Read the article)
  12. Liu, Y.-Y., Harbison, S., 2018. A review of bioinformatic methods for forensic DNA analyses. Forensic Science International: Genetics 33, 117–128. (Read the article)
  13. Marciano, M.A., Williamson, V.R., Adelman, J.D., 2018. A hybrid approach to increase the informedness of CE-based data using locus-specific thresholding and machine learning. Forensic Science International: Genetics 35, 26–37. (Read the article)
  14. Scully, K.M., Lahmy, R., Signaevskaia, L., Sasik, R., Medal, R., Kim, H., French, R., James, B., Wu, Y., Lowy, A.M., Itkin-Ansari, P., 2018. E47 Governs the MYC-CDKN1B/p27KIP1-RB Network to Growth Arrest PDA Cells Independent of CDKN2A/p16INK4A and Wild-Type p53. Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology 6, 181–198. (Read the article)
  15. Shackleton, D., Pagram, J., Ives, L., Vanhinsbergh, D., 2018. Development and validation of the RapidHIT TM 200 utilising NGMSElect TM Express for the processing of buccal swabs. Forensic Science International 289, 244–252. (Read the article)
  16. Silva, D.S.B.S., Sawitzki, F.R., Scheible, M.K.R., Bailey, S.F., Alho, C.S., Faith, S.A., 2018. Genetic analysis of Southern Brazil subjects using the PowerSeq TM AUTO/Y system for short tandem repeat sequencing. Forensic Science International: Genetics 33, 129–135. (Read the article)
  17. Wang, R., Yang, C.-H., Ding, Y.-Y., Tong, X., Chen, X.-Y., 2018. Weak genetic divergence suggests extensive gene flow at the northeastern range limit of a dioecious Ficus species. Acta Oecologica, Fifty years later, figs and their associated communities 90, 12–17. (Read the article)
  18. Weedn, V.W., Gettings, K.B., Podini, D.S., 2018. 12 - Identity Testing, in: Rifai, N., Horvath, A.R., Wittwer, C.T. (Eds.), Principles and Applications of Molecular Diagnostics. Elsevier, pp. 329–343. (Read the article)
  19. Williamson, V.R., Laris, T.M., Romano, R., Marciano, M.A., 2018. Enhanced DNA mixture deconvolution of sexual offense samples using the DEPArray™ system. Forensic Science International: Genetics 34, 265–276. (Read the article)
  20. Adamowicz, M., Clarke, J., Rambo, T., Makam, H., Copeland, S., Erb, D., Hendricks, K., McGuigan, J., Prosser, C., Todd, J., Snyder-Leiby, T., 2019. Validation of MaSTR™ software: Extensive study of fully-continuous probabilistic mixture analysis using PowerPlex®Fusion 2 – 5 contributor mixtures. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series. (Read the article)
  21. Benschop, C.C.G., Hoogenboom, J., Hovers, P., Slagter, M., Kruise, D., Parag, R., Steensma, K., Slooten, K., Nagel, J.H.A., Dieltjes, P., van Marion, V., van Paassen, H., de Jong, J., Creeten, C., Sijen, T., Kneppers, A.L.J., 2019a. DNAxs/DNAStatistX: Development and validation of a software suite for the data management and probabilistic interpretation of DNA profiles. Forensic Science International: Genetics 42, 81–89. (Read the article)
  22. Benschop, C.C.G., Nijveld, A., Duijs, F.E., Sijen, T., 2019b. An assessment of the performance of the probabilistic genotyping software EuroForMix: Trends in likelihood ratios and analysis of Type I & II errors. Forensic Science International: Genetics 42, 31–38. (Read the article)
  23. Benschop, C.C.G., van der Linden, J., Hoogenboom, J., Ypma, R., Haned, H., 2019c. Automated estimation of the number of contributors in autosomal short tandem repeat profiles using a machine learning approach. Forensic Science International: Genetics 43, 102150. (Read the article)
  24. Berger, B., Heinrich, J., Niederstätter, H., Hecht, W., Morf, N., Hellmann, A., Rohleder, U., Schleenbecker, U., Berger, C., Parson, W., 2019. Forensic characterization and statistical considerations of the CaDNAP 13-STR panel in 1,184 domestic dogs from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Forensic Science International: Genetics 42, 90–98. (Read the article)
  25. Engels, L., Olmer, R., de la Roche, J., Göhring, G., Ulrich, S., Haller, R., Martin, U., Merkert, S., 2019. Generation of a CFTR knock-in reporter cell line (MHHi006-A-1) from a human induced pluripotent stem cell line. Stem Cell Research 40, 101542. (Read the article)
  26. Karantzali, E., Rosmaraki, P., Kotsakis, A., Le Roux-Le Pajolec, M.-G., Fitsialos, G., 2019. The effect of FBI CODIS Core STR Loci expansion on familial DNA database searching. Forensic Science International: Genetics 43, 102129. (Read the article)
  27. Olmer, R., Dahlmann, J., Merkert, S., Baus, S., Göhring, G., Martin, U., 2019. Generation of a NKX2.1 knock-in reporter cell line from human induced pluripotent stem cells (MHHi006-A-2). Stem Cell Research 39, 101492. (Read the article)
  28. Qiu, C., Lu, D.-B., Deng, Y., Zou, H.-Y., Liang, Y.-S., Webster, J.P., 2019. Population genetics of Oncomelania hupensis snails, intermediate hosts of Schistosoma japonium, from emerging, re-emerging or established habitats within China. Acta Tropica 197, 105048. (Read the article)
  29. Shackleton, D., Pagram, J., Andrews, N., Malsom, S., Ives, L., Vanhinsbergh, D., 2019. Development of enhanced sensitivity protocols on the RapidHIT™ 200 with a view to processing casework material. Science & Justice 59, 411–417. (Read the article)
  30. Shonhai, M., Nhiwatiwa, T., Nangammbi, T., Mazando, S., 2019. Genetic analysis of 27 Y-chromosomal STR loci in a Zimbabwean Shona ethnic group. Legal Medicine 101660. (Read the article)
  31. Drick, N., Sahabian, A., Pongpamorn, P., Merkert, S., Göhring, G., Welte, T., Martin, U., Olmer, R., 2020. Generation of a NKX2.1 – p63 double transgenic knock-in reporter cell line from human induced pluripotent stem cells (MHHi006-A-4). Stem Cell Research 42, 101659. (Read the article)


Human Identification, Forensic Analysis and Cell Line Authentication

  1. The HIrisPlex-S system for eye, hair and skin colour prediction from DNA: Introduction and forensic developmental validation 2018 Lakshmi Chaitanya, Krystal Breslin, Sofia Zuñiga, Laura Wirken, Ewelina Pośpiech, Magdalena Kukla-Bartoszek, Titia Sijen, Peter de Knijff, Fan Liu. Wojciech Branicki. Manfred Kayser FSI:Genetics 35:123-135
  2. Dog breed affiliation with a forensically validated canine STR set, Berger B, Berger C, Heinrich J, Niederst¨atter H, Hecht W, Hellmann A, Rohleder U, Schleenbecker U, Morf N, Freire-Aradas A, McNevin D, Phillips C, Parson W, Forensic Science International: Genetics (2018) (Read the article)
  3. Efthymia K, Phaedra R, Anastasios K, MarieGaelle LR-LeP, Georgios F, The effect of core CODIS loci expansion on familial DNA database searching, Forensic Science International: Genetics (2019) (Read the article)
  4. DNAxs/DNAStatistX: Development and validation of a software suite for the data management and probabilistic interpretation of DNA profiles. Corina C.G. Benschop, Jerry Hoogenboom, Pauline Hovers, Martin Slagter, Dennis Kruise, Raymond Parag, Kristy Steensma, Klaas Slooten, Jord H.A. Nagel, Patrick Dieltjes, Vincent van Marion, Heidi van Paassen, Jeroen de Jong, Christophe Creeten, Titia Sijen, Alexander L.J. Kneppers. FSI:Genetics 42 (2019) 81-89
  5. An assessment of the performance of the probabilistic genotyping software
    EuroForMix: Trends in likelihood ratios and analysis of Type I & II errors
    Corina C.G. Benschop⁎, Alwart Nijveld, Francisca E. Duijs, Titia Sijen FSI:Genetics 442 (2019) 31-38
  6. Forensic characterization and statistical considerations of the CaDNAP 13-STR panel in 1,184 domestic dogs from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland
    Burkhard Berger, Josephin Heinrich, Harald Niederstätter, Werner Hecht, Nadja Morf, Andreas Hellmann, Udo Rohleder, Uwe Schleenbecker, Cordula Berger, Walther Parson, The CaDNAP Group
    FSI:Genetics 42 (2019) 90-98
  7. Analysis of DNA from post-blast pipe bomb fragments for identification and determination of ancestry. (2017) Esiri Tasker, Bobby LaRue, Charity Beherec, David Gangitano,Sheree Hughes-Stam. FSI:Genetics 28 195-202. (Read the article)
  8. HMGA1 amplifies Wnt signalling and expands the intestinal stem cell compartment and Paneth cell niche. 2017 April. Lingling Xian, Dan Georgess,Tait Huso, Leslie Cope, Amy Belton, Yu-Ting Chang, Wenyong Kuang, Qihua Gu, Xiaoyan Zhang, Stefania Senger, Alessio Fasano, David L. Huso, Andrew J. Ewals & Linda M. S. Resar. Nature Communications 8, Article number: 15008 (2017) (Read the article)
  9. Validation of a rapid DNA process with the RapidHIT® ID system using GlobalFiler® Express chemistry, a platform optimized for decentralized testing environments
    Salceda, et al
    Forensic Science International: Genetics Volume 28, May 2017, Pages 21–34 (Read the article)

  10. Zachary C. Goecker, Stephen E. Swiontek, Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Reena Roy. Comparison of Quantifiler® Trio and InnoQuant™ human DNA quantification kits for detection of DNA degradation in developed and aged fingerprints. Forensic Science International 263 (2016) 132–138. (Read the article)

  11. Hallie Altshuler and Reena Roy. Evaluation of Direct PCR Amplification Using Various Swabs and Washing Reagents. Journal of Forensic Science, 2015 doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.12865 Available online at:

  12. Daniel Hall and Reena Roy. An evaluation of direct PCR amplification. Croatian Medical Journal, December 2014 Volume 55:593-597

  13. Rebecca Klein, Cedric Neumann, Reena Roy. Detection of insertion/deletion polymorphisms from challenged samples using the Investigator DIPplex® Kit. Forensic Science International: Genetics, May 2015 Volume 16:29-37

  14. Stevan Jovanovich et al. Developmental validation of a fully integrated sample-to-profile rapid human identification system for processing single-source reference buccal samples. Forensic Science International: Genetics, May 2015 Volume 16, Pages 181-194 (Read the article)

  15. Bobby L. LaRue, Andrea Moore, Jonathan L. King, Pamela L. Marshall, Bruce Budowle An evaluation of the RapidHIT® system for reliably genotyping reference samples Forensic Science International: Genetics 13 (2014) 104-111

  16. Mojtabavi Naeini M1, Mesrian Tanha H, Hashemzadeh Chaleshtori M, Vallian S. Genotyping Data and Novel Haplotype Diversity of STR Markers in the SLC26A4 Gene Region in Five Ethnic Groups of the Iranian Population, Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers, 2014 Dec;18(12):820-5

  17. Burkhard Berger, Harald Niedersta¨tter, Daniel Erhart, Christoph Gassner,Harald Schennach, Walther Parson. High resolution mapping of Y haplogroup G in Tyrol (Austria), Forensic Science International: Genetics 7 (2013) 529-536

  18. Huang YM1, Wang J, Jiao Z, Yang L, Zhang X, Tang H, Liu Y. Assessment of application value of 19 autosomal short tandem repeat loci of GoldenEye 20A kit in forensic paternity testing, International Journal of Legal Medicine, 2013 May;127(3):587-90.

  19. Mitchell M. Holland and Walther Parson. GeneMarker HID: A Reliable Software Tool for the Analysis of Forensic STR Data Journal of Forensic Science,2010 à 2011 Jan;56(1):29-35

  20. Thanh-Tam Ho, Reena Roy. Generating DNA profiles from immunochromatographic cards using LCN methodology Forensic Science International: Genetics, 2010 à 2011 Jun;5(3):210-5

  21. Andrew J. Hopwood, Cedric Hurth, Jianing Yang, Zhi Cai, Nina Moran, John G. Lee-Edghill,Alan Nordquist, Ralf Lenigk, Matthew D. Estes, John P. Haley, Colin R. McAlister,Xiaojia Chen, Carla Brooks, Stan Smith, Keith Elliott, Pieris Koumi, Frederic Zenhausern,and Gillian Tully. Integrated Microfluidic System for Rapid Forensic DNA Analysis: Sample Collection to DNA Profile Analytical Chemistry. 2010, 82, 6991-6999

  22. Heidi Giese, Roger Lam, Richard Selden, and Eugene Tan. Fast Multiplexed Polymerase Chain Reaction for Conventional and Microfluidic Short Tandem Repeat Analysis J Forensic Science, November 2009, Vol. 54, No. 6: 1287-1296.

  23. Rebecca Laird, Silvana Gaudieri, Jemma Berry, Joseph Williamson, Jui-Sen Yang and Roger Dawkins. Vertebrate species profiling in one step using a single primer. Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology, 2006, 2: 165-172.
  24. Maryam Alqaydi, Reena Roy. Quantitative and qualitative study of STR DNA from ethanol and formalin fixed tissues. Forensic Science International 262 (2016) 18–29. (Read the article)