Mitotyping Technologies - The clear choice for forensic mitochondrial DNA and STR analysis featuring 72-hour turnaround time for DNA identification of human remains.



Yeti project completed: It wasn't human forensics but it was fun!
Proceedings of the Royal Society B. Thanks to Dr. Bryan Sykes for asking us to participate.
 
 
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Mitochondrial DNA testing from a Mitotyping case, U.S. v. Beverly, was reviewed by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. The science of mitochondrial DNA testing was upheld. This is the only federal appellate decision concerning mitochondrial DNA published to date.

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The Clear Choice for Forensic Mitochondrial DNA Analysis

Please allow us to provide our customary superior service, rapid TAT and outstanding quality to all your criminal and missing person cases including hairs, sexual assault material, skeletal material, and stains of all types.
 

Mitochondrial DNA Analysis Is Our Specialty

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Mitotyping Technologies is primarily devoted to the forensic applications of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) analysis. We are one of the oldest and most experienced companies providing forensic mitochondrial DNA testing featuring 72-hour turnaround time for DNA identification of human remains. We have worked on criminal, civil, and federal cases in 49 states and numerous foreign countries and have testified over 200 times in mitochondrial DNA cases. We are proud to serve both prosecution and defense teams, law enforcement agencies, and private individuals. Forensic Science Reviews has published our summer 2012 article titled "Forensic Mitochondrial DNA Analysis: Current Practice and Future Potential," by Terry Melton, Charity Holland, and Mitchell Holland. 
 
The mitochondrial DNA analysis of shed hairs and hair fragments is our specialty.We have a 95.5% success rate in developing profiles from hairs of all ages and sizes and are the only forensic laboratory that uses an "ancient DNA" approach for challenged samples. Each sample is analyzed individually to account for its specific analytical needs.  Click here for our recently published, peer-reviewed article in Investigative Genetics:  http://www.investigativegenetics.com/content/3/1/12
 
  • Hair in the hand of a homicide victim
  • Shed pubic hairs in sexual assault
  • Hair in discarded crime scene masks or clothing
  • Skeletal remains in missing persons cases
Please contact us to determine if mitochondrial DNA analysis can be helpful to your case. Our fee schedule is available on request and our prices are very competitive.
 
International Clients

We provide mtDNA analysis for international clients and welcome contacts with all agencies outside the United States. We are excited about helping you introduce these superb technologies to your repertoire of criminal justice laboratory methods.

Our clients include the Australian Federal Police, Ontario Provincial Police, the UK's LGC Forensics, Royal Bahamas Police, Israel National Police, and New Zealand's Institute of Environmental Science and Research.

If mtDNA analysis is not available in your jurisdiction, please contact us.

Our fees are the same for international clients as for domestic clients.

Accredited by ASCLD/LAB since 2001 and permitted in forensic identity by New York State.
 
 

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Mitotyping Technologies - The clear choice for forensic mitochondrial DNA and STR analysis.