5th ISABS conference

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Fifth ISABS Conference in Forensic Genetics and Molecular Anthropology
Split, Croatia, September 3-7, 2007

Conference book of Abstracts

ORGANIZERS

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

Program Committee

  • Damir Marjanović (Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Pavao Rudan (University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)

Organizing Committee

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

Assistance to the Organizing Committee

  • Ivana Furčić
  • Andreja Leskovac
  • Igor Matić
  • Maja Radnić
  • Duje Rako
  • Zrinka Romić
  • Jelena Todorović
  • Ante Vulić

 

SPEAKERS

The EMBO Lecture - Plenary speaker for this year's annual meeting: Svante Pääbo (Max-Planck-Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology Leipzig, Germany)

Forensic Genetics

  • Theodore Anderson (Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rockville, MD, USA)
  • Frederick Bieber (Harvard Medical School and Birgham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA)
  • Zoran Budimlija (NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York, NY, USA)
  • Bruce Budowle (FBI Laboratory, Quantico, VA, USA)
  • Casandra Calloway (Roche Molecular Systems, Alameda, CA, USA)
  • Angela van Daal (Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia)
  • Katja Drobnič (Forensic Science Centre, Ministry of Interior, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
  • Nils Gerke (Eppenforf AG, Hamburg, Germany)
  • Andreas Hellmann (Bundeskriminalamt, Kriminaltechnisches Institut, KT32, Wiesbaden, Germany)
  • Mitchell Holland (Forensic Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA)
  • Edwin Huffine (Bode Technology Group, Lorton, VA, USA)
  • Rebecca Just (Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rockville, MD, USA)
  • Grzegorz Kaczmarczyk (Department of Molecular Biology and Clinical Genetics, Internal Medicine, Krakow, Poland)
  • Agnieszka Krzyżańska (Molecular Technique Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine, Wroclaw Medical University, Wrocław, Poland)
  • Henry Lee (University of New Haven, West Haven and Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory, Meriden, CT, USA)
  • José A. Lorente (Department of Legal Medicine, University of Granada, Granada, Spain)
  • Damir Marjanović (Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Sarajevo, Sarajevo, B&H and Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Marilyn Menotti-Raymond (National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD, USA)
  • Rebecca Mikulasovich (NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York, NY, USA)
  • Tahnee M. Nelson (San Francisco Police Department, San Francisco, CA, USA)
  • Pieter van Oers (Applied Biosystems, Foster City, USA)
  • Thomas Parsons (International Commission on Missing Persons, Sarajevo, B&H)
  • Lutz Roewer (InstituteOf Legal Medicine, Charité University of Medicine, Berlin, Germany)
  • Antti Sajantila (Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)
  • Brion C. Smith (Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Rockville, MD, USA)
  • Poonam Taneja (Molecular Devices, MDS Analytical Technologies Sunnyvale, CA, USA)
  • Daniel Vanek (Forensic DNA Service, Prague, Czech Republic)

Molecular Anthropology

  • Kaye Ballantyne (Victoria Police Forensic Services Department, Macleod, VIC, Australia)
  • Ranjan Deka (University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA)
  • Tomislav Domazet-Lošo (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Henry Erlich (Roche Molecular Systems, Alameda, CA, USA)
  • Coralie Frassati (Department of Anthropology and Ecology, University of Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Taeko Kashima (Department of Biological Sciences, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)
  • Eliza Khusnutdinova (Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, Ufa, Bashkortostan, Russian Federation)
  • Laszlo Mark (Institute of Biochemistry and Medical Chemistry, University of Pecs, Pecs, Hungary)
  • Irena Martinović Klarić (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Erika Nagle (Department of Medical Biology and Genetics, Riga Stradiņš University, Riga, Latvia)
  • Giuseppe Passarino (Department of Cell Biology, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy)
  • Mario Pirastu (Institute of Population Genetics, National Research Council, C.N.R., Alghero and Shardna Life Sciences Cagliari, Italy)
  • Pavao Rudan (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Irina Udina (N.I. General Genetics Institute RAS, Moscow, Russian Federation)
  • Peter Underhill (Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA)
  • Richard Villems (Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia)

Advances in Genomic Methods

Jean-Pierre Kocher (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA)
David Smith (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA)
George Vasmatzis (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA)