Announcements & News

April 2004

Journal of Forensic Science Publishes Research by MUFSC Staff

The following is the first published research paper post September 11th which demonstrated methods used by the US Postal Service to decontaminate envelopes which potentially contained anthrax would not interfere with the ability to obtain a full genetic profile from the individual who licked the envelope. The Journal of Forensic Science published the research paper as a Technical Note in November 2003.

Read the Technical Note as an Adobe PDF:

Extraction and Analysis of Human Nuclear and Mitochondrial DNA from Electron Beam Irradiated Envelopes*