Publications Forensic Genetics Research Group

Publications 2021

Kling D, Phillips C, Kennett D, Tillmar A (2021)
Investigative genetic genealogy: Current methods, knowledge and practice
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 52, 102474 (in press)
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2021.102474, PubMed 33592389

Publications 2020

Bleka Ø, Just R, Le J, Gill P (2020)
An examination of STR nomenclatures, filters and models for MPS mixture interpretation
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 48, 102319
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2020.102319, PubMed 32563046

Bouzg MM, Dørum G, Gundersen K, Kohler P, Hoff-Olsena P, Fonneløp AE (2020)
Erratum to "Is it possible to predict the origin of epithelial cells? - A comparison of secondary transfer of skin epithelial cells versus vaginal mucous membrane cells by direct contact" [Sci. Justice 60 (3) (2020) 234-242]
Sci Justice, 61 (1), 108
DOI 10.1016/j.scijus.2020.10.001, PubMed 33357823

Bouzga MM, Dørum G, Gundersen K, Kohler P, Hoff-Olsen P, Fonneløp AE (2020)
Is it possible to predict the origin of epithelial cells? - A comparison of secondary transfer of skin epithelial cells versus vaginal mucous membrane cells by direct contact
Sci Justice, 60 (3), 234-242
DOI 10.1016/j.scijus.2020.02.003, PubMed 32381240

Buckleton JS, Pugh SN, Bright JA, Taylor DA, Curran JM, Kruijver M, Gill P, Budowle B, Cheng K (2020)
Are low LRs reliable?
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 49, 102350
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2020.102350, PubMed 32979624

Saragoni VG, Celis RC, Intriago M, Melillán-Sanzana AA, Reyes P, Prieto L, Gill P (2020)
Overcoming the undetected inhibition of bone DNA extracts obtained by total demineralization
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 48, 102363
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2020.102363, PubMed 32769056

Smith F, Robertson A, Smith GC, Gill P, McDonald RA, Wilson G, Delahay RJ (2020)
Estimating wildlife vaccination coverage using genetic methods
Prev Vet Med, 183, 105096
DOI 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2020.105096, PubMed 32907707

Publications 2019

Bleka O, Just R, Le J, Gill P (2019)
Automation of high volume MPS mixture interpretation using CaseSolver
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 7 (1), 14-15

Bleka Ø, Prieto L, Gill P (2019)
CaseSolver: An investigative open source expert system based on EuroForMix
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 41, 83-92
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2019.03.024, PubMed 31031230

Fonneløp AE, Johannessen H, Heen G, Molland K, Gill P (2019)
A retrospective study on the transfer, persistence and recovery of sperm and epithelial cells in samples collected in sexual assault casework
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 43, 102153
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2019.102153, PubMed 31505370

Gill P, Hicks T, Butler JM, Connolly E, Gusmão L, Kokshoorn B, Morling N, van Oorschot RAH, Parson W, Prinz M, Schneider PM, Sijen T, Taylor D (2019)
DNA commission of the International society for forensic genetics: Assessing the value of forensic biological evidence - Guidelines highlighting the importance of propositions. Part II: Evaluation of biological traces considering activity level propositions
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 44, 102186
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2019.102186, PubMed 31677444

Kling D, Tillmar A (2019)
Forensic genealogy-A comparison of methods to infer distant relationships based on dense SNP data
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 42, 113-124
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2019.06.019, PubMed 31302460

Prieto L, Gill P, Bleka O (2019)
How to avoid driving DNA caseworkers crazy: CaseSolver, an expert system to investigate complex crime scenes
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 7 (1), 92-94

Publications 2018

Bleka Ø, Rolseth V, Dahlberg PS, Saadé A, Saadé M, Bachs L (2018)
BioAlder: a tool for assessing chronological age based on two radiological methods
Int J Legal Med, 133 (4), 1177-1189
DOI 10.1007/s00414-018-1959-5, PubMed 30386872

Bleka Ø, Wisløff T, Dahlberg PS, Rolseth V, Egeland T (2018)
Advancing estimation of chronological age by utilizing available evidence based on two radiographical methods
Int J Legal Med, 133 (1), 217-229
DOI 10.1007/s00414-018-1848-y, PubMed 29736772

Dahlberg PS, Mosdøl A, Ding Y, Bleka Ø, Rolseth V, Straumann GH, Skjerven-Martinsen M, Delaveris GJM, Vist GE (2018)
A systematic review of the agreement between chronological age and skeletal age based on the Greulich and Pyle atlas
Eur Radiol, 29 (6), 2936-2948
DOI 10.1007/s00330-018-5718-2, PubMed 30377790

Gill P, Hicks T, Butler JM, Connolly E, Gusmão L, Kokshoorn B, Morling N, van Oorschot RAH, Parson W, Prinz M, Schneider PM, Sijen T, Taylor D (2018)
DNA commission of the International society for forensic genetics: Assessing the value of forensic biological evidence - Guidelines highlighting the importance of propositions: Part I: evaluation of DNA profiling comparisons given (sub-) source propositions
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 36, 189-202
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2018.07.003, PubMed 30041098

Hanssen EN, Liland KH, Gill P, Snipen L (2018)
Optimizing body fluid recognition from microbial taxonomic profiles
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 37, 13-20
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2018.07.012, PubMed 30071492

Ingold S, Dørum G, Hanson E, Berti A, Branicki W, Brito P, Elsmore P, Gettings KB, Giangasparo F, Gross TE, Hansen S, Hanssen EN, Kampmann ML, Kayser M, Laurent FX, Morling N, Mosquera-Miguel A, Parson W, Phillips C, Porto MJ, Pośpiech E, Roeder AD, Schneider PM, Schulze Johann K, Steffen CR et al. (2018)
Body fluid identification using a targeted mRNA massively parallel sequencing approach - results of a EUROFORGEN/EDNAP collaborative exercise
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 34, 105-115
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2018.01.002, PubMed 29453107

Kling D (2018)
On the use of dense sets of SNP markers and their potential in relationship inference
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 39, 19-31
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2018.11.022, PubMed 30529859

Rolseth V, Mosdøl A, Dahlberg PS, Ding Y, Bleka Ø, Skjerven-Martinsen M, Straumann GH, Delaveris GJM, Vist GE (2018)
Age assessment by Demirjian's development stages of the third molar: a systematic review
Eur Radiol, 29 (5), 2311-2321
DOI 10.1007/s00330-018-5761-z, PubMed 30506219

Publications 2017

Bleka O, Bouzga M, Fonnelop A, Gill P (2017)
dnamatch2: An open source software to carry out large scale database searches of mixtures using qualitative and quantitative models
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 6, E404-E406

Bleka O, Eduardoff M, Santos C, Phillips C, Parson W, Gill P (2017)
Using EuroForMix to analyse complex SNP mixtures, up to six contributors
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 6, E277-E279

Bleka Ø, Eduardoff M, Santos C, Phillips C, Parson W, Gill P (2017)
Open source software EuroForMix can be used to analyse complex SNP mixtures
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 31, 105-110
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2017.08.001, PubMed 28942111

Fonneløp AE, Ramse M, Egeland T, Gill P (2017)
The implications of shedder status and background DNA on direct and secondary transfer in an attack scenario
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 29, 48-60
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2017.03.019, PubMed 28363123

Hanssen EN, Avershina E, Rudi K, Gill P, Snipen L (2017)
Body fluid prediction from microbial patterns for forensic application
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 30, 10-17
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2017.05.009, PubMed 28605650

Hanssen EN, Lyle R, Egeland T, Gill P (2017)
Degradation in forensic trace DNA samples explored by massively parallel sequencing
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 27, 160-166
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2017.01.002, PubMed 28088090

Hansson O, Gill P (2017)
Characterisation of artefacts and drop-in events using STR-validator and single-cell analysis
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 30, 57-65
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2017.04.015, PubMed 28628901

Kling D (2017)
Curiosities of X chromosomal markers and haplotypes
Int J Legal Med, 132 (2), 361-371
DOI 10.1007/s00414-017-1612-8, PubMed 28547136

Kling D, Egeland T, Piñero MH, Vigeland MD (2017)
Evaluating the statistical power of DNA-based identification, exemplified by 'The missing grandchildren of Argentina'
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 31, 57-66
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2017.08.006, PubMed 28858673

Kling D, Tillmar A (2017)
Kinship inference for males with identical Y-STR profiles using whole genome SNP data provides a deeper understanding about the level of coancestry in the Swedish male population
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 6, E393-E394

Tillmar AO, Kling D, Butler JM, Parson W, Prinz M, Schneider PM, Egeland T, Gusmão L (2017)
DNA Commission of the International Society for Forensic Genetics (ISFG): Guidelines on the use of X-STRs in kinship analysis
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 29, 269-275
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2017.05.005, PubMed 28544956

Publications 2016

Biedermann A, Champod C, Jackson G, Gill P, Taylor D, Butler J, Morling N, Hicks T, Vuille J, Taroni F (2016)
Evaluation of Forensic DNA Traces When Propositions of Interest Relate to Activities: Analysis and Discussion of Recurrent Concerns
Front Genet, 7, 215
DOI 10.3389/fgene.2016.00215, PubMed 28018424

Bleka Ø, Benschop CCG, Storvik G, Gill P (2016)
A comparative study of qualitative and quantitative models used to interpret complex STR DNA profiles
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 25, 85-96
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2016.07.016, PubMed 27529774

Bodner M, Bastisch I, Butler JM, Fimmers R, Gill P, Gusmão L, Morling N, Phillips C, Prinz M, Schneider PM, Parson W (2016)
Recommendations of the DNA Commission of the International Society for Forensic Genetics (ISFG) on quality control of autosomal Short Tandem Repeat allele frequency databasing (STRidER)
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 24, 97-102
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2016.06.008, PubMed 27352221

Fonneløp AE, Johannessen H, Egeland T, Gill P (2016)
Contamination during criminal investigation: Detecting police contamination and secondary DNA transfer from evidence bags
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 23, 121-129
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2016.04.003, PubMed 27100680

Gill P (2016)
Analysis and implications of the miscarriages of justice of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 23, 9-18
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2016.02.015, PubMed 26971315

Gill P (2016)
A response to "About the number of Contributors to a forensic sample"
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 26, e9-e13
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2016.10.015, PubMed 27818098

Hansson O, Egeland T, Gill P (2016)
Characterization of degradation and heterozygote balance by simulation of the forensic DNA analysis process
Int J Legal Med, 131 (2), 303-317
DOI 10.1007/s00414-016-1453-x, PubMed 27807625

Kling D, Füredi S (2016)
The successful use of familial searching in six Hungarian high profile cases by applying a new module in Familias 3
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 24, 24-32
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2016.05.012, PubMed 27267559

Parson W, Ballard D, Budowle B, Butler JM, Gettings KB, Gill P, Gusmão L, Hares DR, Irwin JA, King JL, Knijff P, Morling N, Prinz M, Schneider PM, Neste CV, Willuweit S, Phillips C (2016)
Massively parallel sequencing of forensic STRs: Considerations of the DNA commission of the International Society for Forensic Genetics (ISFG) on minimal nomenclature requirements
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 22, 54-63
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2016.01.009, PubMed 26844919

Tillmar AO, Kling D (2016)
Comments on "Kinship analysis: assessment of related vs unrelated based on defined pedigrees" by S. Turrina et al
Int J Legal Med, 130 (4), 949-951
DOI 10.1007/s00414-016-1316-5, PubMed 26797423

Publications 2015

Bleka O, Gill P (2015)
Interpretation of a complex STR DNA profile using EuroForMix
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 5, E405-E406

Bleka Ø, Storvik G, Gill P (2015)
EuroForMix: An open source software based on a continuous model to evaluate STR DNA profiles from a mixture of contributors with artefacts
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 21, 35-44
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2015.11.008, PubMed 26720812

Dørum G, Kling D, Tillmar A, Vigeland MD, Egeland T (2015)
Mixtures with relatives and linked markers
Int J Legal Med, 130 (3), 621-34
DOI 10.1007/s00414-015-1288-x, PubMed 26614310

Fonneløp AE, Egeland T, Gill P (2015)
Secondary and subsequent DNA transfer during criminal investigation
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 17, 155-162
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2015.05.009, PubMed 26005954

Fonnelop AE, Johannessen H, Gill P (2015)
Persistence and secondary transfer of DNA from previous users of equipment
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 5, E191-E192

Gill P, Haned H, Bleka O, Hansson O, Dørum G, Egeland T (2015)
Genotyping and interpretation of STR-DNA: Low-template, mixtures and database matches-Twenty years of research and development
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 18, 100-17
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2015.03.014, PubMed 25866376

Gill P, Haned H, Eduardoff M, Santos C, Phillips C, Parson W (2015)
The open-source software LRmix can be used to analyse SNP mixtures
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 5, E50-E51

Haldemann B, Dornseifer S, Heylen T, Aelbrecht C, Bleka O, Larsen HJ, Willuweit S, Alonso A, Teodoridis JM, Morzfeld J, Zatkalikova L, Krupsky M, Berger B, Parson W, Morling N, Gill P, Neuhaus-Steinmetz U (2015)
eDNA-An expert software system for comparison and evaluation of DNA profiles in forensic casework
Forensic Sci. Int. Genet. Suppl. Ser., 5, E400-E402

Haned H, Gill P, Lohmueller K, Inman K, Rudin N (2015)
Validation of probabilistic genotyping software for use in forensic DNA casework: Definitions and illustrations
Sci Justice, 56 (2), 104-8
DOI 10.1016/j.scijus.2015.11.007, PubMed 26976468

Kling D, Dell'Amico B, Tillmar AO (2015)
FamLinkX - implementation of a general model for likelihood computations for X-chromosomal marker data
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 17, 1-7
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2015.02.007, PubMed 25771099

Publications 2014

Ballantyne KN, Ralf A, Aboukhalid R, Achakzai NM, Anjos MJ, Ayub Q, Balažic J, Ballantyne J, Ballard DJ, Berger B, Bobillo C, Bouabdellah M, Burri H, Capal T, Caratti S, Cárdenas J, Cartault F, Carvalho EF, Carvalho M, Cheng B, Coble MD, Comas D, Corach D, D'Amato ME, Davison S et al. (2014)
Toward male individualization with rapidly mutating y-chromosomal short tandem repeats
Hum Mutat, 35 (8), 1021-32
DOI 10.1002/humu.22599, PubMed 24917567

Dørum G, Kling D, Baeza-Richer C, García-Magariños M, Sæbø S, Desmyter S, Egeland T (2014)
Models and implementation for relationship problems with dropout
Int J Legal Med, 129 (3), 411-23
DOI 10.1007/s00414-014-1046-5, PubMed 25108449

Gill P, Bleka Ø, Egeland T (2014)
Does an English appeal court ruling increase the risks of miscarriages of justice when complex DNA profiles are searched against the national DNA database?
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 13, 167-75
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2014.07.015, PubMed 25151459

Hansson O, Gill P, Egeland T (2014)
STR-validator: an open source platform for validation and process control
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 13, 154-66
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2014.07.009, PubMed 25178680

Kaur N, Fonneløp AE, Egeland T (2014)
Regression models for DNA-mixtures
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 11, 105-10
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2014.03.002, PubMed 24709581

Kling D, Dell'Amico B, Haddeland PJ, Tillmar AO (2014)
Population genetic analysis of 12 X-STRs in a Somali population sample
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 11, e7-8
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2014.02.013, PubMed 24662329

Kling D, Tillmar A, Egeland T, Mostad P (2014)
A general model for likelihood computations of genetic marker data accounting for linkage, linkage disequilibrium, and mutations
Int J Legal Med, 129 (5), 943-54
DOI 10.1007/s00414-014-1117-7, PubMed 25425094

Kling D, Tillmar AO, Egeland T (2014)
Familias 3 - Extensions and new functionality
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 13, 121-7
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2014.07.004, PubMed 25113576

Publications 2013

Bleka Ø, Dørum G, Haned H, Gill P (2013)
Database extraction strategies for low-template evidence
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 9, 134-41
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2013.11.006, PubMed 24528591

Dørum G, Bleka Ø, Gill P, Haned H, Snipen L, Sæbø S, Egeland T (2013)
Exact computation of the distribution of likelihood ratios with forensic applications
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 9, 93-101
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2013.11.008, PubMed 24528587

Kirkham A, Haley J, Haile Y, Grout A, Kimpton C, Al-Marzouqi A, Gill P (2013)
High-throughput analysis using AmpFlSTR (R) Identifiler (R) with the Applied Biosystems 3500xl Genetic Analyser
Forensic Sci. Int.-Genet., 7 (1), 92-97

Publications 2012

Bright JA, Gill P, Buckleton J (2012)
Composite profiles in DNA analysis
Forensic Sci. Int.-Genet., 6 (3), 317-321

Bright JA, McManus K, Harbison S, Gill P, Buckleton J (2012)
A comparison of stochastic variation in mixed and unmixed casework and synthetic samples
Forensic Sci. Int.-Genet., 6 (2), 180-184

Kitpipit T, Tobe SS, Kitchener AC, Gill P, Linacre A (2012)
The development and validation of a single SNaPshot multiplex for tiger species and subspecies identification-Implications for forensic purposes
Forensic Sci. Int.-Genet., 6 (2), 250-257

Kling D, Egeland T, Mostad P (2012)
Using object oriented bayesian networks to model linkage, linkage disequilibrium and mutations between STR markers
PLoS One, 7 (9), e43873
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0043873, PubMed 22984448

Kling D, Egeland T, Tillmar AO (2012)
FamLink--a user friendly software for linkage calculations in family genetics
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 6 (5), 616-20
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2012.01.012, PubMed 22390853

Tillmar AO, Nilsson H, Kling D, Montelius K (2012)
Analysis of Investigator HDplex markers in Swedish and Somali populations
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 7 (1), e21-2
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2012.08.006, PubMed 22921958

Publications 2011

Buckleton J, Gill P (2011)
Further Comment on "Low copy number typing has yet to achieve "general acceptance"" by Budowle, B., et al, 2009. Forensic Sci. Int. Genetics: Supplement Series 2, 551-552
Forensic Sci. Int.-Genet., 5 (1), 7-11

Egeland T, Fonneløp AE, Berg PR, Kent M, Lien S (2011)
Complex mixtures: a critical examination of a paper by Homer et al
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 6 (1), 64-9
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2011.02.003, PubMed 21429835

Gill P, Phillips C, McGovern C, Bright JA, Buckleton J (2011)
An evaluation of potential allelic association between the STRs vWA and D12S391: implications in criminal casework and applications to short pedigrees
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 6 (4), 477-86
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2011.11.001, PubMed 22153980

Kling D, Welander J, Tillmar A, Skare O, Egeland T, Holmlund G (2011)
DNA microarray as a tool in establishing genetic relatedness--Current status and future prospects
Forensic Sci Int Genet, 6 (3), 322-9
DOI 10.1016/j.fsigen.2011.07.007, PubMed 21813350

Welch L, Gill P, Tucker VC, Schneider PM, Parson W, Mogensen HS, Morling N (2011)
A comparison of mini-STRs versus standard STRs-Results of a collaborative European (EDNAP) exercise
Forensic Sci. Int.-Genet., 5 (3), 257-258

Publications 2010

Gill P, Buckleton J (2010)
A universal strategy to interpret DNA profiles that does not require a definition of low-copy-number
Forensic Sci. Int.-Genet., 4 (4), 221-227

Gill P, Rowlands D, Tully G, Bastisch I, Staples T, Scott P (2010)
Manufacturer contamination of disposable plastic-ware and other reagents-An agreed position statement by ENFSI, SWGDAM and BSAG
Forensic Sci. Int.-Genet., 4 (4), 269-270

Publications 2009

Coble MD, Loreille OM, Wadhams MJ, Edson SM, Maynard K, Meyer CE, Niederstatter H, Berger C, Berger B, Falsetti AB, Gill P, Parson W, Finelli LN (2009)
Mystery Solved: The Identification of the Two Missing Romanov Children Using DNA Analysis
PLoS One, 4 (3), e4838

Gill P (2009)
Truth Machine: The Contentious History of DNA Fingerprinting
Nature, 460 (7251), 34-35

Gill P, Puch-Solis R, Curran J (2009)
The low-template-DNA (stochastic) threshold-Its determination relative to risk analysis for national DNA databases
Forensic Sci. Int.-Genet., 3 (2), 104-111

 
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