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ANALYZING RESULTS OF FORENSIC DNA TESTS: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AS A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

SPEAKER:  DAN KRANE, Associate Professor, Wright State University Department of Biological Sciences

WHEN:  February 11, 2004 (Wednesday), 6:00 - 7:30 PM
 
WHERE:  Room 441, Dunbar Library, Wright State University, Dayton, OH

DESCRIPTION: Professor Krane will talk about the analysis of data captured in forensic DNA testing; the advantages of objective, automated review over human, biased review; and court cases involving problematic results of DNA testing. Professor Krane’s research interests are molecular evolution and how gene frequencies change over time in populations.  He is co-developer of a technique for measuring genetic diversity.
 
COST:  $3.  MEMBERS: $2 (ASIS, SLA, AALL, GCLC, OPLIN, OCLC, MLA, CAHSLA,COHSLA, OHSLA);  free for student or  retired members.  Please pay at the door.  Refreshments will be served.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED:  By 5 pm 02/10/2004
Please contact Jill Sellers at 937 865-6800 x54809 or jill.sellers@lexisnexis.com
 
DIRECTIONS to Dunbar Library
From CINCINNATI, take I-75 to I-675 toward Columbus; at the exit for Colonel Glenn and Wright Patterson AFB exit and bear right; at stop light turn left onto Colonel Glenn; turn left at the first Wright State entrance (first traffic light past Meijer at the Wendy’s restaurant).  
From COLUMBUS, west on I-70; I-675 toward Cincinnati; exit at North Fairfield Road; north to Colonel Glenn; left on Colonel Glenn; right at the second Wright State entrance (across from Wendy’s).

Once on campus, bear right to Visitor Parking lot 6 and turn left.   A campus map link follows:
http://www.wright.edu/aboutwsu/maps/map_bw1.html
At Dunbar Library you may purchase a parking permit for 1.00; escorts will take you to the meeting room.
 
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