Biology & DNA
Evaluations of Technologies for Biology & DNA Analysis
NFSTC’s forensic DNA analysts evaluate existing and emerging technologies and present their findings in scientific reports. These evaluation reports provide agencies with objective information that can assist decision-makers in selecting the most appropriate technologies for their needs and budget.
To download specific evaluations, click on the links below. (Adobe Reader is required to view the documents. To download the free Reader, click here.)
Biological Fluid Collection Device Comparison Study
Comparison Study of Disinfectants for Decontamination
Applied Biosystems’ AmpFℓSTR® Identifiler® Plus Amplification Kit
BioTx Innovac® II Vacuum Device
Promega PowerPlex® 16 HS Amplification Kit
QIAGEN QIAcube™ Robotic Workstation
Network Biosystems Genebench FX™-100
NOTE: NFSTC’s technology evaluations are objective assessments and are not to be construed or used as endorsement, recommendation or approval of the technology. All equipment model numbers, specifications and prices were current at the time of the evaluation and are subject to change without notice or revision.