Personal Identification in Forensics:Current Problems and Trends

The objectives of the course are to acquire special theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of forensic medicine and medical criminology related to modern problems of forensic personal identification. The course includes practical master classes, as well as exclusive video interviews with leading scientists…
Intermediate Level
3-5 часов в неделю
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What you will learn

  • The listeners will get acquainted with:
  • The basic concepts of the theory of forensic identification of a living person and dead bodies
  • The algorithm for conducting forensic identification studies
  • The concept of personal traits
  • Features of the forensic DNA analysis
  • The basic concepts of forensic anthropology and odontology
  • The method of facial reconstruction from the skull

About this course

The online course “Human Identification in Forensics: Сurrent Problems and Trends” has been designed and developed by the team of authors of Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical Institute of People’s Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University). The main objective of the course is to acquire systemic theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of forensic forensic personal identification and medical criminology.

  • Module 1 is «GENERAL CONCEPTS IDENTIFICATION», which is aimed on consideration of the actual problems of personal identification in forensics and police practice
  • Module 2 is «DNA ANALYSIS», highlighting the basics of genetics and DNA analysis procedures
  • Module 3 is «FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY» dedicated to forensic osteology and odontology
  • Module 4 is «FORENSIC FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION», covering the general concepts of facial anthropology and focusing on the method of forensic facial reconstruction

We wish you success in your studies!

Whom this course is for

This course will be interesting for medical and law students, bachelors, masters, and forensic specialists who have a special interest in human identification problems.

Initial requirements

The course is aimed at in-depth training of medical and law students, post-graduate students and young specialists in the field of forensic medicine.

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How you will learn

The course contains four modules: General Concepts Of Personal Identification, DNA Analysis, Forensic Anthropology and Forensic Facial Reconstruction. The course materials include video lectures, theoretical lectures, cases, crosswords, mindmaps, tests and additional materials for reading. Special features of the course include practical master classes, as well as exclusive video interviews with leading scientists in the field of forensic medicine.

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What you will get

  • Features of the forensic DNA analysis
  • The basic concepts of forensic anthropology and odontology
  • The method of facial reconstruction from the skull
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