Mariya Goray


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Research Biography

-Impact of relevant variables on the transfer of biological substances, Forensic Science International: Genetic Supplement Series  (2009)

-Investigations of secondary DNA transfer of skin cells under controlled test conditions, Legal Medicine  (2010)

-Secondary DNA transfer of biological substances under varying test conditions, Forensic Science International: Genetics (2010)

-DNA transfer within forensic exhibit packaging: potential for loss and relocation, Forensic Science International: Genetics  (2012)

-  Evaluation of multiple transfer of DNA using mock case scenarios, Legal Medicine  (2012)

-DNA transfer during social interactions, Forensic Science International Genetics: Supplement Series (2013)

- The complexities of DNA transfer during a social setting, Legal Medicine (2014)

-Shedder status - an analysis of self and non-self DNA in multiple handprints deposited by the same individuals over time, Forensic Science International: Genetics (2016)

Commentary On: Cale, C.M., Earll, M.E., Latham, K.E. and Bush, G.L. Could Secondary DNA Transfer Falsely Place Someone at the Scene of a Crime? Journal of Forensic Sciences (2016)

-Need for dedicated training, competency assessment, authorisations and ongoing proficiency testing for those addressing DNA transfer issues, Forensic Science International Genetics: Supplement Series (2017)

- DNA transfer in forensic science: a review, Forensic Science International: Genetics (2018)

-  DNA transfer: DNA acquired by gloves during casework examinations, Forensic Science International: Genetics (2018)

-  DNA detection of temporary and original user of an office space, Forensic Science International: Genetics (2020)

- Chapter: Aspects of DNA transfer relevant to forensic investigations, Les transferts de cellules en pratique judiciaire - Cell transfers in judicial practice, Librairie Mollat, 2020

-  Shedder status: exploration of means of determination- Science and Justice (2021)

- Indirect DNA transfer without contact from dried biological materials on various surfaces- Forensic Science International: Genetics (2021)

- Drying properties and DNA content of saliva samples taken before, during and after chewing gum- Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences (2021)

Research Expertise

- DNA transfer

-trace DNA

-shedder characterization

-forensic biology casework 

-Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

-DNA prevalence, persistence and recovery 

-forensic biology

Research Interests

-Forensic science

-forensic biology

-shedder characterization

-trace DNA 

-DNA transfer, prevalence, persistance and recovery

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, DNA transfer: A forensically relevant issue, La Trobe University

Award Date: 19 Mar 2013


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  • Molecular biosciences


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