• 1570 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
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Area of Expertise

Dr. August Woerner's research interests are generally in the areas of computation and population genetics, with a focus in forensics, bioinformatics and machine learning. August’s current research projects run the gamut from streamlining bioinformatics pipelines—making them faster and more user friendly—to machine learning and statistical approaches to processing and calling MPS data, to inference problems in population genetics and genomics.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Genetics, University of Arizona

MS in Computer Science, University of Arizona

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Genome Medicine & Life Sciences
Population Medicine & Life Sciences
Hominidae Medicine & Life Sciences
Haplotypes Medicine & Life Sciences
Alleles Medicine & Life Sciences
Forensic Anthropology Medicine & Life Sciences
Microsatellite Repeats Medicine & Life Sciences
Microbiota Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2001 2019

  • 1570 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 36 Article
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 2 Letter

Compound stutter in D2S1338 and D12S391

Woerner, A. E., King, J. L. & Budowle, B., 1 Mar 2019, In : Forensic Science International: Genetics. 39, p. 50-56 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Linear Models
Nucleotides
High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing

Copan microFLOQ® Direct Swab collection of bloodstains, saliva, and semen on cotton cloth

Sherier, A. J., Kieser, R. E., Novroski, N. M. M., Wendt, F. R., King, J. L., Woerner, A. E., Ambers, A., Garofano, P. & Budowle, B., 1 Jan 2019, In : International journal of legal medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Semen
Saliva
Coloring Agents
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Blood Stains

Expanding beyond the current core STR loci: An exploration of 73 STR markers with increased diversity for enhanced DNA mixture deconvolution

Novroski, N. M. M., Wendt, F. R., Woerner, A. E., Bus, M. M., Coble, M. D. & Budowle, B., 1 Jan 2019, In : Forensic Science International: Genetics. 38, p. 121-129 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Microsatellite Repeats
Alleles
DNA
Forensic Genetics
Population Genetics

Exploring the 1000 Genomes Project haplotype reporting for the CYP2D6 pharmacogene

Wendt, F. R., Woerner, A. E., Sajantila, A., Moura-Neto, R. S. & Budowle, B., 1 May 2019, In : International journal of legal medicine. 133, 3, p. 807-810 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6
Haplotypes
Genome
1 Citation (Scopus)

Forensic human identification with targeted microbiome markers using nearest neighbor classification

Woerner, A. E., Novroski, N. M. M., Wendt, F. R., Ambers, A. D., Wiley, R., Schmedes, S. E. & Budowle, B., 1 Jan 2019, In : Forensic Science International: Genetics. 38, p. 130-139 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Forensic Anthropology
Microbiota
Forensic Genetics
Population Genetics
Phylogeny