• 536 Citations
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1978 …2019

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Developing methods to accurately estimate the age of a body fluid stain recovered from a crime scene through an analysis of degradation of RNA as well as cyclic patterns of gene expression that follow a circadian rhythm. Identifying nucleotide sequence variations in genes associated with cardiac function that may underly incidents of sudden unexplained death.

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A method to estimate the age of bloodstains using quantitative PCR

Fu, J. & Allen, R. W., Mar 2019, In : Forensic Science International: Genetics. 39, p. 103-108 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Scopus citations
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  • Parentage and relationship testing

    Allen, R. W. & Polesky, H. F., 1 Jan 2016, Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice:Second Edition. Springer International Publishing, p. 811-821 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Evaluation of Degradation in DNA from Males with a Quantitative Gender Typing, Endpoint PCR Multiplex

    Smith, B. C., Vandegrift, E., Fuller, V. M. & Allen, R. W., 1 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Forensic Sciences. 60, 2, p. 399-408 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Parentage Testing and Kinship Analysis

    Allen, R. W. & Pritchard, J., 4 Nov 2015, Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 632-643 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter