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ENFSI DNA Working Group

September 27, 2022 September 30, 2022

  • Lisbon, Portugal

The ENFSI Expert DNA Working Group supports the aims and objectives of the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI) in the area of DNA casework analysis.

The ENFSI DNA Working Group provides a forum for the validation, introduction and improvement of DNA analysis in casework. It considers all aspects of DNA case analysis and case reporting. Focusing on casework requirements, the group aims to:

  • Promote quality management systems and the development of best practices laid down in manuals (BPMs) and guidelines.
  • Develop uniform guidelines which members can conform to and achieve.
  • Exchange information and expertise.
  • Collaborate with regard to the reporting and interpretation of DNA evidence and develop, improve the interpretation of DNA analyses.
  • Promote and collaborate with research activities amongst members and together with industry and academic partners.
  • Support colleagues by providing education and training.
  • Assess the need and create pan-European intelligence/knowledge databases.
  • Implement and disseminate newly developed methods.
  • Support the organization of collaborative exercises in all aspects of forensic DNA casework, aiming to harmonize procedures within European laboratories.