Association of Forensic DNA Analysts and Administrators

a 501c3 non-profit organization

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Who We Are

AFDAA provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and information among forensic DNA scientists to keep current on the methods, techniques, and procedures presently used in the field of forensic science; promotes the dissemination of information on research and developments of new techniques within the field; keeps members abreast of the latest legislative issues concerning DNA analysis; provides a network with other DNA crime laboratories and personnel; provides a mechanism for formal training and opportunities to attend guest lectures; and provides a forum to share and troubleshoot forensic DNA data and/or issues

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Meetings and Workshops

AFDAA holds a scientific conference and annual general meeting every summer as well as topical workshops in the winter or spring. Speakers are invited guests, members, researchers, leaders, and students.

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Apply for membership

Did you know? AFDAA has members from all across the United States and Internationally. Membership is open to DNA analysts, DNA supervisors, and DNA laboratory administrators who are employed and engaged in the forensic aspects of DNA analysis for the judicial system.

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Constitution and By-Laws

Governance of the organization.

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