Challenge us with your most challenging evidence!
Our proprietary extraction techniques have
a proven success rate >95% with hair samples
as small as 2mm, degraded bone and teeth evidence…so
the next time you are faced with challenging
evidence, challenge us! We will handle your
case in the most expeditious manner with the
leading scientific know-how!
We are Single-minded: Mitochondrial
DNA Analysis is Our Only Focus
The new Mitotyping Technologies is totally devoted
to the forensic applications of mitochondrial
DNA (mtDNA) analysis. We are one of the oldest
and most experienced group of scientists devoted
to this forensic and anthropological DNA specialty,
having worked on criminal, civil, exoneration
and federal cases in 50 states and numerous
foreign countries and have testified over 200
times in mtDNA cases for both the prosecution
and defense teams.
Ancient DNA Methodology
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. For highly degraded samples,
we offer an "ancient DNA" approach.
Each sample is analyzed individually to account
for its specific analytical needs. Click here
to read our peer-reviewed article in Investigative
Typical Evidence Samples Handled:
- 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
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
Mitotyping Technologies provides its mtDNA analysis
services to forensic laboratories throughout
the world. We are quite excited to offer our
superior techniques to your repertoire of criminal
justice laboratory methods.
Our clients include the Australian Federal
Police, Ontario Provincial Police, the UK’s
LG Forensics, and New Zealand’s Institute of
Environmental Science and Research.
If mtDNA analysis is not available
in your jurisdiction, please contact
Mitotyping has been an accredited laboratory since 2001. We are currently accredited under ANAB AR 3125:2019 and ISO 17025:2017. Historically we have been accredited under ASCLD/LAB. Not every state requires certification or permitting, but we are permitted in the area of forensic identity by the New York State Department of Health and hold certifications for forensic testing in Texas and Maryland.