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4 June, 2024

AFWERX Selects Othram for SBIR Phase II Contract to Advance Forensic Intelligence Through Forensic DNA Sequencing

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, has been selected by AFWERX for a $1.25 million SBIR Phase II contract focused on advancing forensic DNA sequencing technology to address pressing challenges in the Department of the Air Force (DAF).

23 May, 2024

Othram Announces Project 525 to Identify Missing and Murdered Children

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, is proud to announce the launch of a new project focused on the identification of five hundred twenty-five unidentified children. The project name and initial scope commemorates National Missing Children's Day, held each year on May 25.

21 May, 2024

Othram Appoints Bruce Budowle as Senior Scientific and Operational Advisor

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, is excited to announce the appointment of Bruce Budowle as Senior Scientific and Operational Advisor. Dr. Budowle will leverage his vast expertise to support broader adoption of new applications of forensic genetics that best serve scientific, investigative, judicial, and societal stakeholders.

15 April, 2024

Othram Appoints Paul Holes as Forensic Investigator

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, is excited to announce that Paul Holes has joined the team as a Forensic Investigator. In his new role at Othram, he will focus on leveraging this expertise to assist law enforcement agencies across the nation in resolving active and longstanding cold cases.

23 January, 2024

Gene by Gene Selects Othram as Exclusive Partner for Forensic Genetic Genealogy Search and Analysis

Partnership is a force multiplier for forensic investigations, combining Gene by Gene’s genetic genealogy database for law enforcement, with Othram’s purpose-built forensic analysis tools.

26 December, 2023

DNASolves and Websleuths Join Forces to Drive Funding and Resources to Cold Case Investigations

The new collaboration will amplify efforts to bring critical attention and resources to cases that require financial and community support.

9 August, 2023

Othram and Connecticut OCME Collaborate to Bring Answers to Long-Unsolved Cases through Advanced DNA Testing Technology

The collaboration leverages state-of-the-art DNA testing and forensic genetic genealogy to resolve unsolved human remains cases.

8 February, 2023

Othram and Sorenson Forensics Partner to Develop a Unified Workflow for ISO17025-Accredited Forensic DNA Testing

The new partnership will enable cutting-edge FGG tools for previously tested casework and will also establish a combined workflow for current cases or cases that have not been entered into CODIS yet.

13 December, 2022

Humber College and Othram partner to create and measure social impact of unsolved cases on families and community

A new collaboration between Humber College and Othram will measure social and criminal justice impact and develop tools to support law enforcement and the development of programs to educate future forensic professionals.

26 October, 2022

National DNA Program partners with Othram to use forensic genetic genealogy for unsolved Australian cases

The AFP will have access to specialised forensic DNA testing, not currently available in Australia, to identify human remains and develop new leads for unsolved crimes, by partnering with a world-leading forensic genomics laboratory.

27 September, 2022

NamUs Selects Othram as a Forensic Genetic Genealogy Partner

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, and the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs), a national information clearinghouse and resource center for missing, unidentified, and unclaimed person cases, today announced their partnership to develop and deploy forensic DNA testing tools to help reconnect missing and unidentified persons with their families.

22 August, 2022

Othram Appoints Carla Davis as Chief Genetic Genealogist

Othram is pleased to announce the appointment of Carla Davis as Chief Genetic Genealogist. Mrs. Davis will lead efforts to scale Othram's domestic and international genealogical research operations. Mrs. Davis joins Othram after a year-long collaboration in which she led genealogical efforts to restore names to unidentified persons in Virginia, Alabama, and her home state of Mississippi.

27 January, 2022

Othram Appoints Brendan Belair as Chief Strategy Officer

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brendan Belair as Chief Strategy Officer. In addition to serving on the executive team, Mr. Belair will lead Othram’s state and federal government advocacy engagements. Mr. Belair, an attorney and seventeen-year Capitol Hill and political campaign veteran, most recently served as Staff Director and Chief Counsel for the House Judiciary Committee.

24 January, 2022

Othram Appoints Andrew Singer as Chief Commercial Officer

Othram is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Andrew Singer as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Singer will lead efforts to expand Othram’s operations throughout North America, delivering on the company’s mission to enable justice for all victims and their families. Mr. Singer joins Othram after a successful 14-year tenure at Bode Technology, most recently serving as the Vice President of Operations Sales and Global Marketing.

16 November, 2021

Discovery Life Sciences Selects Othram as Forensic Casework Commercialization Partner

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, and Discovery Life Sciences™ (Discovery), the biospecimen and biomarker specialists, today announced their partnership to pair Discovery’s innovative forensic genomic research capabilities with Othram’s human identification tools and services for law enforcement.

16 September, 2021

Othram Closes $18M Series B Funding Round to Help Law Enforcement Crack Previously Unsolvable Cases

Othram is pleased to announce that it has raised an $18 million Series B funding round to further develop the breakthrough technology that is helping investigators crack these unsolved cases. The round was led by Gigafund, a venture fund known for its large investments in companies like SpaceX. With the new funding round, Othram will accelerate the development of its genetic testing platform and expand operations throughout North America.

29 July, 2021

Othram and DoeNetwork Collaborate to Reunite the Missing and Unidentified Back to Family

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, has announced a joint initiative with the DoeNetwork, a global volunteer organization that advocates for cold cases involving missing and unidentified persons. The collaboration aims to raise awareness, funding, and other resources to help solve cold cases.

11 January, 2021

Othram Launches KinSNP® Priority Service for Rapid Familial Relationship Testing

Othram, the leading forensic sequencing laboratory for law enforcement, has announced a new priority service, KinSNP®, which enables rapid confirmation or exclusion of candidate relationships between an unknown subject and potential relatives in support of forensic genetic genealogy applications. The entire process is performed offline and there is no interaction with genealogical databases, maximizing privacy and security.