The Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology performs human identification using DNA profiling techniques, mainly for the Department of Justice in Belgium. The laboratory is recognized by the Department of Justice as a forensic DNA laboratory in criminal cases and has a BELAC accreditation since September 15th, 1996.

DNA profiling can be very useful not only in forensic casework but also in paternity testing.

Forensic massively parallel sequencing data analysis tool: Implementation of MyFLq as a standalone web- and Illumina BaseSpace (R)-application

Routine use of massively parallel sequencing (MPS) for forensic genomics is on the horizon. The last few years, several algorithms and workflows have been developed to analyze forensic MPS data. However, none have yet been tailored to the needs of the forensic analyst who does not possess an extensive bioinformatics background.


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