Explosive discoveries from trace DNA
Extracting seemingly impossible information from highly degraded touch DNA left on explosives and firearms with QIAGEN’s DNA extraction kits.
Getting enough information from touch DNA from highly degraded samples such as those recovered from mass disasters, shipwrecks and ancient remains is extremely challenging. This is why researchers like Dr. Sheree Hughes specialize in finding ways to extract information by staging intense events, and she seems to be able to identify persons of interest from seemingly impossible samples.
Deciphering RNA to solve impossible crime scenesForensic scientists at the Netherlands Forensic Institute bring clarity to the chaos of intricate crime scenes by deciphering RNA.
Tuberculosis diagnosis turns patients into advocatesOver a decade ago, the Halsteads returned from their honeymoon with an infection known to kill 1.5 million people a year globally and learned how to overcome the disease.
Analyzing the ancient origins of rare genetic diseasesEsteemed geneticist, Dr. Bisgin, uses QIAGEN bioinformatic tools to help find a cure for rare genetic diseases in Turkey.
NGS in Forensics
Forensic Sample Preparation