DNA Analysis


This high‐quality course includes the theoretical knowledge base for forensic DNA extraction, quantitation, amplification and electrophoresis. Content includes a pre-course assessment, new technologies, module quizzes and a final exam.

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DNA Analysis (Block 2), includes the following modules:

  1. DNA Extraction & Quantitation: Includes both manual and robotic extraction methods, quantitative PCR instrumentation using any forensic quantitation kit from Promega or Life Technologies™, proper pipetting techniques, quantitative calculations and how to perform dilutions
  2. DNA Amplification Amplification: Full process using thermal cyclers and any forensic autosomal and/or Y-STR kit from Promega or Life Technologies™
  3. Amplified DNA Separation: Capillary electrophoresis, sample preparation and handling.
  4. Communicating Results: Report writing and courtroom testimony

Online course includes one year of access to the theoretical knowledge base via our online learning management system, assessments, resources and materials.

Please note: a Certificate of Completion for any of our DNA Analyst online courses will be issued to only those students who participate within the oversight of a Laboratory Supervisor or Technical Leader. Independent, self-directed coursework cannot be graded.

Technical leaders can:

  • Track analyst progress
  • Receive monthly progress reports
  • Review and refer to resources for the team
  • Determine certificate achievement benchmarks

Save time, effort  and money

Expand the online training by including GFJC@FIU’s instructor-led specialized workshops, hands‐on exercises and assessments. For group sales, training support, sample packs, or onsite instruction for your agency, contact us at forensics@fiu.edu. For details, download our product page: DNA Analysis Training (PDF)

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