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Forensic Sciences

For assistance with the planning and design of a new forensic DNA laboratory, view the National Institute of Standards and Technology report, Forensic Science Laboratories: Handbook for Facility Planning, Design, Construction, and Relocation (June 2013 edition).

The Online Training Courses listed on the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) website are free of charge.

See the Events section of the NIJ website to learn more about the online trainings and to view information about additional training opportunities that are available concerning the collection and use of DNA evidence.

Resources on the use of DNA identification in mass fatality incidents are available in the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) publications, Lessons Learned From 9/11: DNA Identification in Mass Fatality Incidents and Mass Fatality Incidents: A Guide for Human Forensic Identification. Additional information on DNA is available on Forensic DNA section of the NIJ website.