This is an advertisement seeking volunteers to participate in a research study. The study
seeks new methods and approaches to identify individuals and their relatives using
genomic and/or proteomic techniques.
All subjects must be at least 18 years of age. Your total time involvement will be
approximately 15 minutes. To collect samples for testing for in this study we will collect
DNA obtained from blood cells (finger-stick), cheek cells (by gently rubbing the inside of
your cheek with a commercially available collection device), and/or in some cases cells
from other forensically relevant sample types (including but not limited to sweat, saliva,
hair, urine, feces, mucosal cells, semen, vaginal secretions, or touch/contact samples).
Participation in this study is completely voluntary; and if you are a student or employee
of UNTHSC your participation in this study will in no way affect your academic standing
or employment. You will not be compensated for your participation in this study.
If you are interested in participating in this study as a research subject please contact Azia
May at 817-735-7928 to schedule a sample collection time. If you have any questions
please feel free to contact August Woerner, Ph.D. at 817-735-2739 or