ASB Announces New Standards Open for Public Comment


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Source: Mary C. McKiel, PhD, ASB Communications Liaison

The public comment period has opened for:

ASB Standard 032, Standards for a Bloodstain Pattern Analyst’s Training Program, First Edition (Comment Deadline, September 24, 2018)

ASB Standard 046, Wildlife Forensics Validation Standards—STR Analysis, First Edition (Comment Deadline, September 24, 2018)

ASB Standard 047, Wildlife Forensics Validation Standard—Validating New Primers for Sequencing, First Edition (Comment Deadline, September 24, 2018)

ASB Standard 048, Wildlife Forensic DNA Standard Procedures, First Edition (Comment Deadline, September 24, 2018)

ASB Standard 072, Standard for the Validation of Procedures in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, First Edition (Comment Deadline, September 24, 2018)

Please visit the Notification of Standard Development and Coordination area of the AAFS Standards Board website to view the draft document and to provide comments.

A reminder that the following public comment period is open as well:

ASB Best Practice Recommendation 006, Best Practices Recommendations for DNA Analysis for Human Identification in Mass Fatality Incidents, First Edition (Comment Deadline, August 13, 2018)

Please send any questions to asb@aafs.org.