6th ISABS Conference

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Sixth ISABS Conference on Human Genome Project Based Applications in Forensic Science, Anthropology and Individualized Medicine
Split, Croatia, June 1-5, 2009

 Conference book of Abstracts

Program Directors

  • Moses Schanfield George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
  • Dragan Primorac, University of Split, Split and Josip Juraj Strossmayer University, Osijek, Croatia
  • Stanimir Vuk-Pavlović, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Organizing Institutions

  • International Society of Applied Biological Sciences - ISABS

Program Committee

  • Damir Marjanović(Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (INGEB), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Genos and Forensic DNA laboratory, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Pavao Rudan (University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Stanimir Vuk-Pavlović (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

Local Organizing Committee

  • Šimun Anđelinović
  • Ivana Erceg Ivkošić, Chair
  • Slavica Ibrulj
  • Ante Ivkošić
  • Dalibor Marijanović
  • Inga Marijanović
  • Damir Marjanović
  • Petar Projić
  • Ivana Šamija Projić
  • Vedrana Škaro

Assistance to the Organizing Committee

  • Ivana Furčić
  • Lidija Kalinić
  • Julija Leljak
  • Igor Matić
  • Maja Radnić
  • Duje Rako
  • Zrinka Romić
  • Jelena Todorović
  • Ante Vulić
SPEAKERS

Keynote address

Dr. Richard J. Roberts (1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine)

List of speakers

  • Melissa Barker (Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA, USA)
  • Frederick Bieber (Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA)
  • Zoran Budimlija (NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York, New York, USA)
  • Cassandra Calloway (Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland, Oakland, CA, USA)
  • Theresa Caragine (New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner (NYC OCME) Department of Forensic Biology)
  • Michael Coble (Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland, USA)
  • Henry Erlich (Roche Molecular Systems, Alameda, CA, USA)
  • Michael F. Hammer (University of Arizona, Tucson, USA)
  • Eithan Galun (Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)
  • Mitchell Holland (Pennsylvania State University,
University Park, Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Edwin Huffine (Bode Technology Group, Springfield, Virginia, USA)
  • Francis Kalush (Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Rockville, MD,USA)
  • Sree Kanthaswamy (University of California, Davis, CA, USA)
  • Jean-Pierre Kocher (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA)
  • Doron Lancet (The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
  • Henry Lee (University of New Haven, New Haven Connecticut, USA)
  • José Antonio Lorente (University of Granada, Granada, Spain)
  • Damir Marjanović (Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (INGEB), Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Genos, DNA lab, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Adele Mitchell (Office of Chief Medical Examiner of New York City, New York, NY, USA)
  • Thomas Parsons (International Commission of Missing Persons, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Richard J. Roberts (New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA, USA)
  • Antti Sajantila (University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)
  • Aleksandar Sekulic (Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ, USA)
  • David I. Smith (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA)
  • Mark Spigelman (Tel Aviv, Israel)
  • Kári Stefánsson (deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik, Iceland)
  • Andre Terzic (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA)
  • Daniel Vanek (Forensic DNA Service, Prague, Czech Republic)
  • George Vasmatzis (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA)
  • Scott A. Waldman (Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, PA, USA)
  • Elisa Wurmbach (New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner (NYC OCME) Department of Forensic Biology)