2019 ISFG Science Prizes awarded

At the 28th International ISFG Congress in Prague, the society has awarded two scientific prizes to two renowned colleagues during the General Assembly meeting on September 12°th, 2019. The prizes were handed over by ISFG president Walther Parson (Innsbruck).

Christopher Phillips (Santiago de Compostela; left) received the prize for his work on developing ancestry informative marker sets and improving knowledge of forensic SNP and STR markers.

Thore Egeland (Oslo; right) received the prize for his contributions to developing paternity statistics software and his enthusiasm in offering biostatistical training workshops.