India’s first DNA Forensic Laboratory established in Gurgaon
Global biotechnology company ‘Life Technologies’ has launched India’s first private DNA forensics laboratory which is expected to accelerate sampling process thereby reducing the burden on existing forensic laboratories. The technology based on DNA testing has widely been accepted as the most effective crime fighting tool among law enforcement agencies for a variety of applications, including assaults, missing persons and disaster victim identification.
Benefits of the DNA Forensic Lab:
- The lab will reduce the burden on existing forensic system and address the requirements of DNA database generation for unidentified dead bodies or other crime investigations.
- It will facilitate a broad range of DNA testing including paternity testing, kinship testing, DNA profiling for database generation, and forensic DNA analysis.
- The lab will meet international standards for DNA testing.
Categories: Science and Technology Current Affairs - 2017