CaDNAP Meetings

CaDNAP Meetings


The group has organized meetings to harmonize scientific work and developments in the canine forensic genetic field:

Fifteenth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Innsbruck 14.05.-15.05.2019

  • Planning the ISFG CaDNAP workshop Prag 2019

Fourteenth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Betzenrod 25.09.-27.09.2018

  • ISFG-CaDNAP hompage
  • Case work reports
  • Species identification on pearls and coral
  • Discussion of planned publications

Thirteenth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Wiesbaden 25.09.-27.09.2017

  • Presentation oft he results of the proficiency test 2016/2017
  • Planning the next proficiency test 2018/2019
  • The new ISFG-CaDNAP working group
  • Statistic workshop
  • Breed assignement – first results
  • Wolf or dog? CaDNAP 13-STR panel in test
  • Case work reports

Twelfth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Zürich 18.07.-20.07.2016

  • Planning the next proficiency test 2016/2017
  • Finalisation of the manual for the proficiency test 2016/2017
  • Molecular markers for canine SNP Typing: presentation and discussion
  • Update on canine mtDNA databases
  • Presentation of case work reports
  • Presentation of dog population statistics in Austria, Germany and Switzerland
  • New STR multiplex for Capreolus capreolus

Eleventh Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Innsbruck 28.09.-30.09.2015

  • Welcome of our new CaDNAP member Nadja Morf M.Sc. Biology from the Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Zurich (Switzerland)
  • Presentation of the proficiency test results 2014/2015 and subsequently poster presentation at the ISFG congress 2015
  • Manual for the proficiency test 2016/2017 in preparation
  • New STR multiplex for plant DNA samples (Canabis Indoor plantation)
  • Presentation of case work reports
  • New specific markers for vulpes vulpes and lynx lynx

Tenth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Giessen 15.07.-17.07.2014

  • Planning the next proficiency test
  • Molecular markers for SNP typing of dogs
  • Presentation of case work reports
  • Presentation of a talk on the validation of two canine multiplexes according to the ISFG guidelines (given at the 34. Spurenworkshop, Innsbruck 2014)
  • Update about canine mtDNA nomenclature and mtDNA databases
  • Update and discussion on DNA based species identification

Ninth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Innsbruck 08.07.-10.07.2013

  • Presentation of the project: „Grouse Monitoring“
  • New STR markers for the individualization of cats
  • Presentation of case work reports
  • Molecular examinations of plant DNA samples (Canabis Indoor plantation)
  • Discussion on human and canine mtDNA databases

Eighth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Wiesbaden 29.06.-30.06.2010

  • Report of the visit of Udo Rohleder and Werner Hecht in Innsbruck and presentation of first results of the collaborative population study including DNA samples of app.180 dogs from Giessen
  • Presentation of a revised version of allelic ladders for all core STR markers
  • Planning a new proficiency test
  • Discussion on new developments in canine molecular biology

Seventh Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Giessen 30.06.-01.07.2009

  • Presentation of casework reports
  • Presentation of molecular examinations of plant DNA samples
  • The new design of two canine STR multiplexes
  • Discussion on the influence of a population substructure on a genotype probability and presentation of a concept of a “maximum genotype likelihood”
  • Discussion about the generation of a canine STR database

Sixth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Innsbruck 30.06.-02.07.2008

  • Analysis and presentation of the second interlaboratory test.
  • Characterisation of a canine cell line (control DNA)
  • Determination of eleven canine core marker
  • Discussion about the canine STR database and match probability anaylsis

Fifth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Kassel 01.-02.06.2006

  • Development and evaluation of a canine standard control DNA
  • Discussion on second interlaboratory tests
  • Characterization of new STR markers
  • Discussion on reporting evidence on canine DNA profiling

Fourth Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Wiesbaden 03.-05.11.2004

  • Evaluation of new core-markers
  • Discussion about the data management for the canine database

Third Meeting: „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Innsbruck 16.-18.02.2004

  • Analysis of the fist interlaboratory test
  • Discussion on nomenclature of the six core-markers
  • Presentation of four new highly polymorphic markers

Second Meeting „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Göttingen 23.-24.07.2003

  • Definition of the first six core markers
  • Discussions on development of multiplex PCR assay
  • Preparation for first interlaboratory test

First Meeting „Forensic canine DNA profiling“ Wiesbaden 14.-15.05.2003

  • Discussion on relevant canine STR marker.