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December 19, 2022 Press Release:  Bode Technology Awarded NIJ Research and Development Grant to Advance Investigative Genetic Genealogy.  Bode Technology announced that it has been awarded a $437K grant (15PNIJ-21-GG-04143-MUMU) from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) under the Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes grant program to address pressing research in the groundbreaking field of Investigative Genetic Genealogy (IGG) that enables law enforcement to solve more cold cases. 

April 11, 2022 Press Release:  Governor Glenn Youngkin Announces Bode Technology to Expand in Fairfax County, Creating More Than 70 New Jobs.  Leading forensic services provider to invest $2 million to increase capacity and support customer demand. 

April 11, 2022 Press Release:  Bode Technology to Expand Forensics Services Operations in Fairfax County, Create More Than 70 New Jobs.

Cold Case Success:  Baltimore County Police solve 40 year old cold case homicide and rape of teen Heather Porter through Forensic Genealogy Services from Bode.

Cold Case Investigation:  The Porchlight Project will fund testing and genetic genealogy to identify Erie County Jane Doe.  Bode to work with The Porchlight Project and the Sandusky Police Department on their efforts to make an ID in a 40-year-old missing persons case. Our scientists will use advanced techniques in the lab and hopefully our genealogists will have an opportunity to provide leads.

Cold Case Success:  Human remains found in Carson City belonged to missing man Christopher Cash.  Missing since 2013, Bode was able to match the DNA from Mr. Cash's bones to his sibling's to confirm his identity.

Cold Case Success:  SAKI grant used for forensic genealogy testing of 35 year old cold case homicide. We are honored to have had the opportunity to assist Bedford TX Police and TXDPS in their investigation. 

Registration is Open and Keynote Speaker Announced for Bode 2022 - 21st Annual Forensic DNA Conference.  April 5-8, 2022 in Tampa, FL.  Click Here for More Information and to Register.

Cold Case Success:  Congratulations to the Cascade County Sheriff's Office, MT on solving possibly the oldest cold case using forensic genealogy in the US. Bode is proud to have helped with Forensic Genealogy and Advanced DNA Testing on this 65 year old double homicide and rape.

5/12/2021:  Press Release - Bode Technology and Gene By Gene Receive New York State Department of Health Approval to Perform Forensic Genetic Genealogy.  Combined solutions from both companies will enable law enforcement to solve cold cases.

4/1/2021:  Press Release - Bode Technology Announces Partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks to Scale COVID Response through Pooled Testing in K-12 Schools.  Bode has partnered with Concentric by Ginkgo to support America’s K-12 schools by offering 24-hour, low-cost routine COVID-19 testing of students in the Virginia, DC and Maryland areas.

1/26/2021: Press Release:  Bode Technology Announces New DNA Technical Leader, Kristin Sasinouski.  Largest private forensic DNA laboratory in the United States strengthens focus on quality and advancing forensic DNA testing technologies.

7/8/2020 - July 8, 2020:   Bode Technology Announces Comprehensive COVID-19 Testing Program

The new Bode-CARES Program offers a comprehensive, turn-key COVID-19 testing solution, from documentation and collection through testing and reporting.

6/11/2020 - Continued Cold Case Success Leads to Expansion of Bode's Forensic Genealogy Team

The announcement follows recent cases where Bode has provided investigative support, including the arrest of an accused serial rapist (Connecticut), identification of Baby Michael (Cumberland County, NC), and the identification of the suspect in a decades-old cold case homicide (Portland, OR). This is the second recent enhancement to this program, as Bode previously announced a collaboration with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to enhance investigations.

1/20/20 - The Porchlight Project Will Assist New London Police in Mysterious Bones Case

New DNA Tests Ordered for Mysterious Bones Found in New London – Lab will test for DNA. Genetic genealogists will use data in attempt to identify remains.

12/12/19 - Bode Technology Announces Collaboration with Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions to Enhance Forensic Genealogy Service

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and Bode Technology today announced a partnership to aid police investigations by providing person-of-interest information from more than 600 million public records and the largest law enforcement contributory database for the results of forensic genealogy leads. Multiple police departments across the United States are piloting a project with the two companies. 

11/12/19 - Bode Technology Names New Director of Forensic Genealogy

Bode Technology, a leading provider of forensic DNA services, welcomed their new Director of Forensic Genealogy, Melinde Lutz Byrne, to the organization. Byrne’s team will strengthen efforts in expanding Bode’s Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS) to ultimately provide investigative leads to law enforcement through proven genealogy and DNA analysis methods.

3/13/19 - Bode Technology completes DNA analysis on 100,000 sexual assault kits

Bode Technology, a leading provider of forensic DNA analysis products and services, announced that they have now completed DNA testing on more than 100,000 sexual assault kits. As thousands of untested kits are identified across the country, Bode continues to be a leader in offering solutions to eliminate sexual assault kit backlogs. Bode has tested more than 50,000 kits in the last three years alone.

2/11/19 - Bode announces new Forensic Genealogy Service

Bode Technology (Bode), a leading provider of forensic DNA analysis products and services, announced a new forensic genealogy service offering to law enforcement investigators and crime laboratories. Bode’s Forensic Genealogy Service (FGS) combines advanced DNA testing and genealogy to develop ancestral relationships between samples and deliver leads to our clients.