The major focus of the laboratory

Human Physical Appearance

We are a forensic genetics laboratory based at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). The laboratory and our research is focused on genes and the biological processes linked to human physical appearance, with a final application for Forensic and Anthropological fields.

Other Projects


Using Y chromosome DNA testing and surname correlations is a type of genetic genealogy project that enables individual’s to trace back a male lineage or timeline of a surname to a common ancestor.

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