School of Chemical Sciences


Course details: FORENSIC703 Statistics and Biology for Forensic Science

Description: Statistics: data summarization and reduction, laws of probability, conditional probability, likelihood ratios and Bayes'Theorem. Interpretation of statistical results. Forensic biology: basic principles of population genetics, genomic structure, conventional blood grouping, DNZ profiling structure, enzymology and basic chemistry of nucleic acids, RFLP analysis, PCR and microsatellites, interpretation of DNA profiles.

Semester: First Semester
Coordinator: Dr Douglas Elliot
Phone
: + 64 9 8153936
Email: douglas.elliot@esr.cri.nz