Molecular Photofitting - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120884926, 9780080551371

Molecular Photofitting

1st Edition

Predicting Ancestry and Phenotype Using DNA

Authors: Tony Frudakis, Ph.D.
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120884926
eBook ISBN: 9780080551371
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th September 2007
Page Count: 712
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Description

Chapter 1. Forensic DNA Analysis: from Modest Beginnings to Molecular Photofitting, Genics, Genetics, Genomics and the Pertinent Population Genetics Principles
Chapter 2. Ancestry and Admixture
Chapter 3. Biogeographical Ancestry Admixture Estimation - Theoretical Considerations
Chapter 4. Biogeographical Ancestry Admixture Estimation - Practicality and Application Chapter 5. Characterizing Admixture Panels Chapter 6. Apportionment of Autosomal Diversity with Continental Markers Chapter 7. Apportionment of Autosomal Diversity with Sub-Continental Markers
Chapter 8. Indirect Methods for Phenotype Inference Chapter 9. Direct Method of Phenotype Inference
Chapter 10. The First Case Studies of Molecular Photofitting
Chapter 11. The Politics and Ethics of Admixture Analysis and Molecular Photofitting

Key Features

  • Explains how physical descriptions of individuals can be generated using only their DNA
  • Contains case studies that show how this new forensic technology is used in practical application
  • Includes over 100 diagrams, tables, and photos to illustrate and outline complex concepts

Readership

Geneticists, biologists, DNA researchers, forensic and physical anthropologists, practicing forensic scientists, crime laboratory personnel, crime scene personnel, Forensic consultants (generalists). Forensic professionals at the FBI, NIST, and other relevant government organizations.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Forensic DNA Analysis: from Modest Beginnings to Molecular Photofitting, Genics, Genetics, Genomics and the Pertinent Population Genetics Principles
Chapter 2. Ancestry and Admixture
Chapter 3. Biogeographical Ancestry Admixture Estimation - Theoretical Considerations
Chapter 4. Biogeographical Ancestry Admixture Estimation - Practicality and Application Chapter 5. Characterizing Admixture Panels Chapter 6. Apportionment of Autosomal Diversity with Continental Markers Chapter 7. Apportionment of Autosomal Diversity with Sub-Continental Markers
Chapter 8. Indirect Methods for Phenotype Inference Chapter 9. Direct Method of Phenotype Inference
Chapter 10. The First Case Studies of Molecular Photofitting
Chapter 11. The Politics and Ethics of Admixture Analysis and Molecular Photofitting

Details

No. of pages:
712
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080551371
Hardcover ISBN:
9780120884926

About the Author

Tony Frudakis, Ph.D.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief Scientific Officer, DNAprint genomics, Inc.