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NFI research method included in FBI DNA databank system
The FBI will be including MixCal6 in its Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) databank software. MixCal6 is a method constructed by ...
CEO Leo Zaal has passed away
On Wednesday, 11 September 2019, we received the sad news that Leo Zaal, our Chief Executive Officer, passed away at the age of ...
SHUTTLE Call for Tender will be launched on 20th September 2019
The SHUTTLE PCP project will launch its call for tender to support the development of a Scientific High-throughput and Unified ...
Grant for project with Rwanda Forensic Laboratory
A project proposal from the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) and the Rwanda Forensic Laboratory (RFL) will receive a grant ...
New effort to identify unknown war dead at Loenen National War Cemetery
In an attempt to find out the identity of anonymous Dutch war victims, the authorities will exhume the remains of 103 individuals ...
‘Fingerprints don’t lie’
Can a fingerprint provide stronger evidence in court? ‘Absolutely,’ says Marcel de Puit. ‘Important innovations are happening in ...
Judgment in Ennetcom data case: Hansken withstands judicial review
With a court ruling that the 3.6 million encrypted messages from Ennetcom servers in Canada were lawfully obtained and searched ...
Ed van Zalen appointed acting Vice-Chairman of OPCW Technical Working Group on forensics
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has asked Dr Ed van Zalen to take on the role of acting ...
NFI’s Zeno Geradts unanimously voted President-elect of the AAFS
During the last conference of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) – from February 19 to 24, 2018 in Seattle - ...
Netherlands’ largest ever familial DNA investigation
On Saturday 24 February a large-scale DNA investigation will be launched in an attempt to determine what happened to 11-year-old ...