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Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Total Human and Human Male DNA in Forensic Type Biological Samples Using a Multiplexed Real-Time PCR System
Maura Barbsin, Ph.D., 2008 American Academy of Forensic Sciences 60th Annual Meeting

A Multiplexed Real-Time PCR System for the Quantative and Qualitative Assessment of Total Human and Male DNA in Forensic-Type Biological Samples (Poster)
Maura Barbisin, Rixun Fang, Cristin E O'Shea, Plus M. Bzoska, Lisa Calandro, Jaiprakash Shewale and Manohar Furtado,2008, DNA in Forensic Conference

Implementation of the Quantifiler® Duo DNA Quantification Kit as an Integrated Forensic Workflow Tool
Darren Wright, San Diego Police Department Crime Laboratory, 2008 Applied Biosystems Future Trends in Forensic DNA Technology Seminar Series

Assessing the Significance of Y-STR Evidence (unabridged version)
Bruce Budowle, Ph.D., FBI Academy, Laboratory Division, 2007, 18th International Symposium on Human Identification

Integrating the Quantifiler® Duo DNA Quantification Kit with the AmpFLSTR Yfiler® PCR Amplification Kit in Sexual Assault Investigations
Lisa Calandro, M.P.H. 2007 Applied Biosystems Future Trends in Forensic DNA Technology Seminar Series

A Multiplexed System for Quantification of Human DNA and Human Male DNA and Detection of PCR Inhibitors in Biological Samples (Poster)
Maura Barbisin, Rixun Fang, Cristin E O'Shea, Plus M. Bzoska, Lisa Calandro, Jaiprakash Shewale and Manohar Furtado, 2007, 22nd Congress of the International Society for Forensic Genetics

Y-STR Profiling in Extended Interval (>3 days) Post Coital Samples
Jack Ballantyne, University of Central Florida, 2007 Applied Biosystems Future Trends in Forensic DNA Technology Seminar Series

Validation of a Multiplexed System for Quantification of Human DNA and Human Male DNA and Detection of PCR Inhibitors in Biological Samples
Maura Barbsin, Ph.D., 2007 18th International Symposium on Human Identification

Choosing AmpFLSTR Yfiler® Kit for Validation in Processing Armed Forces DNA Casework
Timothy P. McMahon, Ph.D., Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory, 2006 Applied Bio Systems Future Trends in Forensic DNA Technology Seminar Series

Yfiler® Product Updates: Stutter Characterization and Occurrence of a Novel SNP
Lori Hennessey, Ph.D. 2006 Applied Biosystems Future Trends in Forensic DNA Seminar Series

Implementation of Y-STR Testing
Ann Gross, M.S. Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension 2006 Applied Biosystems Future Trends in Forensic DNA Technology Seminar Series

Demonstrating the Utility of the AmpFLSTR Yfiler® PCR Amplification Kit While Conducting Internal Validations Studies
Joe Varlaro, Spencer Laboratories, 2006 Applied Biosystems Future Trends in Forensic DA Technology Seminar Series

Y-STR Comparative Study and Interesting Case Examples
Cassie Johnson, M.S. Orchid Cellmark, 2006 Applied Biosystems Future Trends in Forensic DNA Technology Seminar Series

Latest Tools for Y Chromosome STR Analysis
Lisa Calandro, M.P.H. 2005  Applied Biosystems Webinar

Developmental Validation of a Y-STR Multiplex
Julio Mulero, Ph.D., 2004, 15th International Symposium of Human Identification

Y-STR Statistics Seminar
Bruce Bodowle, Ph.D., Aurthur Eisenberg Ph.D., John Planz, Ph.D., 2006 Applied Biosystems Future Trends in Forensic DNA Technology Seminar Series

What's New: Enhanced Tools for Y-STR Analysis
Forensic News (February 2013)

Recent Developments Clear Path for More Widespread Use of Y-STR Testing
Forensic News (April 2009)

10 Tips for Testifying to Y-STR Results
Forensic News (April 2009) - by Cassie Johnson, M.S., Forensic Consultant & Rick Staub, Ph.D., Laboratory Director, Orchid Cellmark.

Performance Verification of the Quantifiler® Duo DNA Quantification Kit and Implementation of Y-STR Typing: A Streamlined Approach to Co-Validation
Forensic News (April 2009) - by Shelly Steadman, M.S. and Sarah Geering, B.S. Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center

Determing Non-Excluded Haplotypes in the Yfiler Database for Y-STR Mixtures
Forensic News (April 2009) - by Rick Staub, Ph.D., Laboratory Director, Orchid Cellmark and Cassie Johnson, M.S. Forensic Consultant

The Maximizing Data Quality Series - Part 2: DNA Quantitation
Forensic News  - (April 2009)

Null allele sequence structure at the DYS448 locus and implications for profile interpretation
International Journal of Legal Medicine (May 2008) - By Bruce Budowle & Xavier G. Aranda & Robert E. Lagace & Lori K. Hennessy & John V. Planz & Manuel Rodriguez & Arthur J. Eisenberg

An Integrated Sexual Assault Solution, Improved Workflow for Analyzing Sexual Assault Evidencez
Forensic Magazine (April-May 2008), by Patrick O'Donnell, Shawn Montpetit, Joseph Varlaro, Lisa Lane Schade, Lisa Calandro

Y-STRs: Another Piece in the DNA Puzzle
Forensic News (February 2008), by Cassie L. Johnson, M.S., Orchid Cellmark

Experiences with the AmpFLSTR Yfiler® PCR Amplification Kit on the Asian Population
Forensic News (October 2007) - by Jessica Yuet Meng Chang, Ph.D., Forensic DNA/Seriology Laboratory Department of Chemistry Malaysia

Successes with the Yfiler® Kit in Forensic Casework
Forensic News (April 2007) - by Meaghan Roche, Sorenson Forensics

Usefulness of the AmpFLSTR Yfiler® Kit - A Case Study
Forensic News (April 2006) - by Matthias Muche, Institut fur Blutgruppenserolgie und Genetik

Success Utilizing the Yfiler® Kit in Forensic Casework
Forensic News (April 2006) by Kris Whitman, DNA Technical Leader, Scottsdale Police Department