Daily Archives: August 4, 2012

Hendrik Poinar to speak at ISHI about sequencing Black Death Genome

Hendrik Poinar at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and colleagues developed a technique to look for Yersinia DNA in the bones of Black Death victims.

Sorenson Genomics Laboratory Awarded Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sorenson Genomics today announced that it has received accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on the results of a recent onsite inspection. CAP is the world’s largest association composed exclusively of board-certified pathologists and is the worldwide leader in laboratory quality assurance.

DNA Evidence Helps Las Vegas Police Solve Two Cold Cases

LAS VEGAS – A major break in two cold cases in Clark County may involve a suspected serial killer. The cases, which are decades old, involve the rapes and murders of two women. DNA evidence and a nationwide manhunt helped solve this case.