Forensic-Grade Genome Sequencing

Digitize DNA Evidence
with Forensic-Grade
Genome Sequencing®

Developed by Othram, Forensic-Grade Genome Sequencing® or FGGS® is used by local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies across the United States and internationally to break through previously impenetrable forensic DNA barriers and close previously unsolvable cases.

More forensic genetic genealogy cases have been solved with Othram FGGS® than any other method.

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Unlock Evidence

Access genetic information from forensic evidence that has failed or is unsuitable for testing with other labs and lab methods. This includes highly degraded, contaminated, chemically-damaged, and mixed-source DNA.

Forensic Focused

Evidence processing, from DNA extraction and enrichment & repair, to DNA testing and analysis is performed in-house, with full chain-of-custody, by experienced forensic DNA analysts that have testified in court.

Universally Compatible

Obtain SNP profiles with 100s of thousands of DNA markers, compatible with any genealogy database, with minimum consumption of evidence. Additional tools like KinSNP® & mixture deconvolution help accelerate solves.


Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

In September 1985, a body was discovered in Tennessee. After exhausting all leads, investigators could not determine the victim's identity.

Spokane County Medical Examiner's Office

In 1971, a man's body was discovered in the Spokane River. No personal belongings were found, and decomposition prevented visual identification.

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office

In 2014 and 2021, skeletal remains of an unidentified man were found in California. Despite the work of investigators, the individual could not be identified.

Kentucky State Police

In 2020, a shallow grave containing a young man was found in Kentucky. Law enforcement worked diligently to identify him, but all leads were exhausted.

Mohave County Sheriff's Office

In 1996, human remains were discovered in Arizona. Despite investigators multiple attempts to identity the man, his identity remained a mystery.

Spokane County Sheriff's Office

In 1978, the body of 16-year-old Krisann Baxter was discovered in Washington. Many attempts were made to identify her murderer, but none were successful.

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

In 1983, skeletal remains of an unidentified victim were discovered in Tennessee. A DNA profile was entered into CODIS, but no matches were made.

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The best
case scenario.

Forensic evidence will degrade over time. Don't lose your evidence or allow it to be destroyed by inadequate testing or inexperienced consultants. We work with forensic professionals, medical examiners and law enforcement globally to achieve results the first time, even when other approaches have failed. Learn how Othram can help you solve your case and support you from crime scene to courtroom.

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