NamUs is managed by the
UNT Health Science Center
and funded, with additional oversight, by the
National Institute of Justice
through cooperative agreement number 2011-MU-BX-K063.

For more information about NamUs, visit www.NamUs.gov.

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NamUs Forensic Services

DNA Analysis:

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As part of the NamUs system, the Center for Human Identification at the UNT Health Science Center coordinates with criminal justice agencies, the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory, and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children to identify, collect and perform DNA analyses on unidentified remains and family reference samples free of charge.

For DNA submission paperwork and instructions, visit the DNA Submission Page.

Fingerprint Services:

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NamUs provides free resources related to fingerprint analysis. The NamUs Fingerprint Specialist provides nationwide assistance in locating, coding and uploading fingerprint information to NamUs, as well as performing fingerprint comparisons between missing and unidentified person cases. Download the NamUs Fingerprint Brochure for more information.

The NamUs Fingerprint Supervisor, William "Bill" Bailey, can be reached at 817-735-5117 or by email at William.Bailey@unthsc.edu.

Forensic Anthropology:

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As part of the NamUs system, the UNT Center for Human Identification's Department of Forensic Anthropology assists agencies with recoveries of skeletal remains, skeletal examinations and positive identifications of decedents free of charge. Download the NamUs Anthropology Brochure or visit the Laboratory of Forensic Anthropology web page for more information.

Forensic Odontology:

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NamUs provides free resources related to forensic odontology. NamUs Forensic Odontologists assist with the acquisition and upload of dental information to NamUs, charting of dental records and performing dental comparisons between missing and unidentified persons. Download the NamUs Odontology Brochure for more information.

The NamUs Odontologist territories and contact information can be found in the NamUs Forensic Odontology Regional Map.


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