John Buckleton is a forensic scientist who has worked extensively in the DNA field as a member of New Zealand's Institute of Environmental Science and Research. He is one of the developers of STRmix, forensic software used to resolve mixed DNA profiles previously considered too complex to interpret.

Buckleton's caseworking experience covers 33 years in the United States, Australia, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and New Zealand. He has examined more than 2,000 cases and testified more than 200 times, and has co-authoried more than 180 publications in the forensic field.

March 19, 2018

DNA’s Newfound Power for Crime-Solving

The development of more-sophisticated software packages is a boon for forensic investigators.