$3.5 Million Life Technologies Grant Will Help Train, Certify Forensic Scientists at UNT Health Science Center

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Certification program to accelerate world-wide DNA testing
FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Center for Human Identification at the UNT Health Science Center recently received a three-year $3.5 million grant from Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE), a leader in forensic DNA testing systems, to train researchers from around the world in forensic DNA analysis techniques. This first of its kind accelerated academic certification program will train forensic scientists in areas where DNA database legislation or DNA programs are being established to process samples and populate databases worldwide for use in criminal investigations and identity verification.