Corporate report

National DNA Database Ethics Group annual report 2016

The 9th annual report by the National DNA Database Ethics Group.


National DNA Database Ethics Group annual report 2016

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The 2016 annual report includes updates on:

  • the use of next generation sequencing technologies
  • a pilot project on the international exchange of DNA
  • the development of a set of high level ethical principles for stakeholders
  • the retention and use of custody images
  • the role of forensics in achieving criminal justice outcomes
  • developments in rapid DNA and Y-Short Tandem Repeat technologies
  • ground-truth databases
  • DNA paternity testing for child maintenance cases
Published 30 October 2017