Daily Archives: June 19, 2012

Police lab will do forensic DNA testing

The soon to be completed police forensic laboratory at the University of Guyana Turkeyen Campus will definitely have the capabilities to do DNA testing for forensic purposes.
This was disclosed by Minister of Home Affairs, Clement Rohee, who told the media that the administration has obtained the commitment of two specialists to train local scientists in the process.
There was discussion on the capacity of the local facility to conduct DNA testing for forensic science.
Over the years Guyana has had to rely on overseas laboratories for this purpose, which often led to confusion and delays.

Bode Technology Launches Same-Day DNA Service For Faster Response to Law Enforcement and Justice System

LORTON, Va., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Bode Technology (Bode), a leading provider of forensic DNA services, announced today the launch of a new DNA service allowing DNA to be used as an effective crime fighting tool through same-day DNA analysis.

Why Nigeria Needs A National DNA Databank

The need and importance of a national Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) databank for a rapidly growing nation like Nigeria cannot be overemphasized.
DNA databank has been proven to be very useful in almost all spheres of life but particularly useful in the healthcare and security sectors.