- Electronic ISBN 9780124058545
- Print ISBN 9780124052130
Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Interpretation builds upon the previous two editions of John Butler’s internationally acclaimed Forensic DNA Typing textbook with forensic DNA analysts as its primary audience. Intended as a third-edition companion to the Fundamentals of Forensic DNA Typing volume published in 2010 and Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Methodology published in 2012, this book contains 16 chapters with 4 appendices providing up-to-date coverage of essential topics in this important field. Over 80 % of the content of this book is new compared to previous editions.
Researchers and practitioners in forensic DNA analysis, forensic scientists; legal professionals, military, private and public forensic laboratories, forensic science graduate and post-graduate students.
"As a communicator and researcher engaged forensic DNA analyses, John Butler is at the pinnacle of his profession. As with the previous two volumes in this series, Butler leaves no stone unturned in the clarity of his A to Y coverage of forensic DNA interpretation. This book is bound to find its way onto the fingertips of practitioners, attorneys, and students." --Richard Saferstein, Ph.D., Chief Forensic Scientist (Retired)
"…It is an excellent companion to his prior book on methodology, providing important information on interpretation of results… The book should prove valuable to all people involved in processing and interpreting results used in forensic genetics and criminal investigation." -- Bruce McCord, Ph.D., Professor, Florida International University
"Advanced Topics in DNA Typing/Interpretation is Dr. John Butler’s best book yet in his critically acclaimed series of DNA text books..." --Stephen Patrick Hogan Adjunct Associate Professor of Biological Science and Criminal Justice, State University of New York at Albany