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**Pricing for Member and Non-member** High throughput (NGS) sequencing in wildlife forensics: where are we and where are we going?

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  • ½ day Friday Morning, June 14th, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Rob Ogden, Hope Draheim & Stefan Prost
  • High throughput (NGS) sequencing in wildlife forensics: where are we and where are we going?

The uptake and application of high-throughput (NGS) sequencing is well-established in the wildlife research community, has started to deliver novel DNA markers for wildlife forensics and in some cases is now validated as a direct analytical technique in human DNA forensics.  The advent of cheap, portable sequencing platforms has brought high-throughput sequencing within reach of both smaller-scale labs and, potentially, the wildlife law enforcement community.  This workshop will examine the technological state-of-the-art, current needs, opportunities and limitations, and the validation requirements for transferring high-throughput sequencing into wildlife forensic casework applications.  This session is suitable for anyone with an interest in the future of DNA sequencing in wildlife forensic science.