Solving Crimes through Genetic Genealogy | Science Pub
Solving Crimes through Genetic Genealogy Guest Speaker: Tobi Kirschmann
After a brief review of DNA history, we’ll delve into the fascinating case of the Golden State Killer. We’ll explore potential uses of genetic genealogy in society today, from finding long lost relatives to solving cold cases. Many experts in the field believe that every law enforcement agency could benefit from having a genetic genealogist on the team. After the talk, we’ll see if you agree!
Tobi Kirschmann is a veteran DNA analyst who spent a decade working for the California
DNA Databank before moving to Saratoga Springs, NY, in 2017. After serving with the NYSP Forensic Investigation Center, she founded DNA Investigations, a company dedicated to bringing genetic genealogy expertise to law enforcement agencies and the community. So impressed by the leads it generated in the Golden State Killer case, Tobi has made it her life’s work to educate the public and law enforcement about its many capabilities.
This event was recorded on March 8, 2022.