This course aims to provide basic knowledge and training in molecular biology and initiate participants in the field of forensic genetics. The course will cover from the theoretical and practical point of view to the main concepts and analysis of polymorphisms that are currently used in forensic genetics laboratories, introducing participants to the principal techniques (extraction, quantification, amplification, sequencing, etc.), to get acquainted with the workflow in these laboratories (sample collection, processing, analysis of genetic markers, and to understand the basic principles of interpretation of the value of the evidence and communication…).
Dates: July 10st-14th
Location: University of Santiago de Compostela/Faculty of Medicine
Duration: 3 credits (30 hours)
Language: Two groups: English and Spanish
Number of participants: 30
Participants: No specific requirements
Cost: 125 €