Daily Archives: March 23, 2016

DNA Diagnostics Center Announces Acquisition of All About Truth DNA Services

helix9FAIRFIELD, Ohio, March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC or the Company), one of world’s largest providers of private DNA testing services announces the acquisition of All About Truth DNA Services, a regional provider of DNA testing services. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Senate Committee Advances Bill Mandating Evidence Preservation in Death Penalty Cases

DNA CollectionA bill mandating that biologic evidence collected in cases involving a death sentence is preserved for the duration of defendant’s life or incarceration is advancing in the state legislature.

New Solicitation: DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) Program

Justice DeptNIJ is seeking proposals for funding for the FY 2016 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction (CEBR) program. This program provides funds to eligible States and units of local government with existing crime laboratories that conduct DNA analysis to process, record, screen, and analyze forensic DNA and/or DNA database samples; and to increase the capacity of public forensic DNA and DNA database laboratories to process more DNA samples, thereby helping to reduce the number of forensic DNA and DNA database samples awaiting analysis.

The deadline for applications under this funding opportunity is May 23.