The team at Paternity Testing Corporation (PTC Laboratories) comprises the most experienced geneticists in their field, and, being a family-run laboratory, have a long history of working together to service individual clients and large organizations with excellence. The company’s founders both worked on the Human Genome Project, and our Medical Director has been the Genetics Consultant to the State of Missouri for more than 25 years. She is also the former Director of the Division of Medical Genetics for the MU School of Medicine. Each member of our team has a minimum of 15 years experience in their field.
Our team has been called upon to give expert testimony in criminal and civil court cases, and has given DNA advice and consultancy to the media on various occasions. The scientific team at PTC has also worked on disaster-relief missions for mass identification of disaster victims, such as of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina in the USA. Meanwhile, one of PTC’s owners and founders, Michelle Beckwith, is a consultant for a forensic DNA management and mass fatality organization, SNA International
. She is a key contributing author of the Mass Fatality Identification Team Handbook
, adopted by many identification teams.
Below is a brief description of the background of some of our key scientists at Paternity Testing Corporation, either as a staff scientist or as a member of our Board of Scientific Advisors. PTC has many additional scientists on staff that are dedicated and respected in their field, with a minimum of a Bachelors’ Degree in a hard science. You may inquire for a complete list by contacting us