Archive

Read our announcements and media coverage from past years.

December 13, 2018

Forensic Magazine: Five States Tracking Rape Kits With New System

Nevada, like most other states, had a mound of untested rape kits that piled up over the years, for a variety of reasons.

December 11, 2018

STACS DNA Wins Big with Turnkey Sample Tracking Solutions in 2018

More than six states committed to tracking sexual assault kits, newborn screening specimens for statewide transparency.

December 5, 2018

Michigan Debuts Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Tracking System, Enhancing Justice for Survivors

As a result of Michigan’s new innovative web-based tracking system, survivors of sexual assault can now follow their sexual assault kit through each step of the investigative process, Gov. Rick Snyder announced today.

December 5, 2018

Michigan’s Track-Kit Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Tracking System in the News

Michigan’s Track-Kit system for tracking sexual assaults is in the news.

November 28, 2018

Washington State’s Track-Kit Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System in the News

Washington State’s Track-Kit system for tracking sexual assaults is in the news again.

November 20, 2018

Utah Department of Health to Track Newborn Screening Specimens Statewide with Track-Kit™ from STACS DNA

Tracking 115,000 specimens across the state will save time and improve babies’ future.

October 30, 2018

Washington State Police Announces Full Deployment of Track-Kit Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System

The Washington State Patrol’s new online tracking system for sexual assault kits has concluded its roll-out phase and is now fully implemented.

September 20, 2018

STACS DNA Focuses on Turnkey Services for Forensic DNA Labs at ISHI 2018

Learn how forensic DNA labs can get the best DNA sample tracking software without the hassle at ISHI 2018.

September 18, 2018

STACS DNA Software Implemented by Algerian Police Forensic DNA Lab

DGSN implements integrated automated lab software by STACS DNA and PEC Technologies.

September 10, 2018

Texas Department of Public Safety Announces STACS DNA’s Track-Kit for their Sexual Assault Evidence Tracking System

TX DPS announced that they have selected STACS DNA as the vendor for their Sexual Assault Evidence (SAE) Tracking System.

August 15, 2018

Newborn Screening Ontario to Track Specimens Province-Wide with Track-Kit™ from STACS DNA

Tracking 150,000 specimens from 200 submitters will save time and improve babies’ future.

June 4, 2018

STACS DNA Presents State Rape Kit Tracking Case Studies at Midwest Crime Lab Directors’ Meeting

Tim Stacy will present case studies of Washington, Michigan and Arizona’s implementations of Track-Kit to track sexual assault kits statewide.

May 30, 2018

STACS DNA Explores How Kit Tracking Prevents Delays in Public Health at APHL 2018

Knowing where specimens are across the city/state/country/planet is a challenge. STACS DNA has implemented statewide specimen tracking from collection to storage for newborn screening and for forensics stakeholders to track sexual assault kits.

May 18, 2018

STACS DNA Presents Next Generation Sequencing at ASCLD 2018

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) has revolutionized molecular biology and is poised to significantly advance forensic DNA profiling.

May 15, 2018

Rape Victims in Washington Can Now Track Status of Rape Kits Online (video)

Up to 10,000 rape kits in Washington state have yet to be tested and it’s left a lot of survivors in limbo.

April 30, 2018

STACS DNA Presents at Qiagen 2018

Dr. Hays Young, Field Application Specialist, will present as part of the “Database Workflow Solutions” workshop.

April 17, 2018

Washington State Deploys STACS DNA’s Track-Kit Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System

Easy-to-use, multi-stakeholder solution on track for statewide implementation in 2018.

March 29, 2018

STACS DNA Presents “Why DNA Analysts Love STACS-CW” at Bode 2018

Our forensic casework DNA lab customers can’t imagine doing their jobs without STACS-CW.

March 8, 2018

Washington State’s New Online Rape Kit Tracking System About to Launch

Washington is implementing Track-Kit sexual assault kit tracking system from STACS DNA.

February 14, 2018

Three States Choose STACS DNA’s Track-Kit Statewide Sexual Assault Kit Tracking System

The largest states to implement a SAK-tracking system will use Track-Kit to meet their legislative obligations.

January 30, 2018

STACS DNA Names OZ Systems as Track-Kit Value Added Reseller for Newborn Screening

Track-Kit specimen tracking complements and integrates with OZ Systems’ newborn screening software solutions.

June 21, 2017

STACS DNA Gives Forensic DNA Laboratories Complimentary Customization with STACS® Dollars

STACS Dollars helps every lab get exactly what they need.

April 27, 2017

STACS DNA Shows How Detailed Audit Trail Reduces Risk for DNA Labs at ASCLD 2017

See how a detailed audit trail of all activity in your DNA lab reduces risk and saves time at ASCLD 2017.

April 18, 2017

OZ Systems and STACS DNA Enter into Strategic Alliance to Provide Essential Solutions to Newborn Screening Programs

End-to-end systems for timely and accurate newborn screening address previous gaps that put infants at risk.

February 14, 2017

STACS DNA Shows How Tracking Transforms DNA Labs at AAFS 2017

Sample tracking demos for casework and database labs at AAFS 2017.

October 4, 2016

STACS DNA Leads MAFS Workshop on Sexual Assault Kits

In 2014, the FBI reported through Uniform Crime Reports approximately 116,000 rapes using the revised UCR definition. According to the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)–there is an average of 293,066 victims (age 12 or older) of rape and sexual assault each year.

September 23, 2016

STACS DNA Delivers the DNA Lab Essentials at ISHI 2016

STACS DNA Delivers the DNA Lab Essentials at ISHI 2015.

August 17, 2016

Dr. Hays Young Presents DNA Laboratory Validation and Sample Tracking on Promega Tech Tour 2016

Dr. Young will present a case study covering validation work he performed when he was the DNA Technical Leader at the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory. He will also discuss challenges and solutions for sexual assault kit tracking.

June 22, 2016

Dr. Hays Young, DNA Analyst and Technical Leader, Joins STACS DNA

STACS DNA Inc., the sample tracking software company, today announced that Dr. Hays Young, former DNA Technical Leader at the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, has joined STACS DNA as a Field Application Specialist.

May 18, 2016

STACS DNA Software Helps Crime Labs Track Sexual Assault Kits

STACS DNA Inc., the sample tracking software company, today announced that STACS-CW Enterprise allows casework DNA laboratories to easily track and report sexual assault kit processing to help them save time and reduce errors.

January 22, 2016

STACS DNA Shows Labs How to Enhance, Not Replace Their LIMS at SLAS2016

Labs that are not thrilled with their LIMS don’t need to replace it, they can enhance it with STACS®.

December 21, 2015

Video: A Sexual Assault Kit Partnership

The NIJ and FBI have created a sexual assault kit partnership.

November 10, 2015

STACS DNA Software Selected by Oakland County Sheriff’s Office for New DNA Lab

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced that the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office has selected STACS-CW Enterprise for its new state-of-the art DNA laboratory.

October 8, 2015

STACS DNA Offers 90-Day Promise to DNA Crime Labs at ISHI 2015

STACS-CW 90-Day Promise at ISHI 2015

September 3, 2015

STACS DNA Shows DNA Labs How to Save Time While Increasing Quality at EAFS 2015

DNA Sample Processing Software Proven to Increase Lab Productivity by More Than 40%.

August 20, 2015

STACS DNA Presents at ISFG 2015 How Crime Labs Increased DNA Sample Output by More Than 40%

Heather MacIntosh will present a poster illustrating how two casework DNA labs substantially increased their productivity while spending less through the use of technology.

June 23, 2015

STACS DNA Delivers Unparalleled Productivity Software to DNA Databank Labs

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced the launch of STACS-DB 6.0, with updates designed to further increase productivity, prevent errors, increase flexibility and reduce the need for IT support at forensic DNA databank laboratories.

April 30, 2015

STACS DNA Shows How DNA Labs Can Eliminate Hours of Work with Automatic Grant Tracking at CACLD/CAC 2015

Grant managers spend hours preparing NIJ grant reports, and lab staff take hours away from critical casework when they use a spreadsheet to track their activities and consumables for grant reporting.

April 17, 2015

STACS DNA Shows DNA Lab Directors How to Save Hours with Automatic Grant Tracking at ASCLD2015

Grant managers spend hours preparing NIJ grant reports, and lab staff take hours away from critical casework when they use a spreadsheet to track their activities and consumables for grant reporting.

April 7, 2015

STACS DNA Presents Laboratory Case Studies Showing Dramatic Productivity Gains Without Hiring at Mid-America Forensic DNA Conference 2015

Tim Stacy will present customer case studies which show how two casework DNA labs substantially increased their productivity while spending less through the use of technology.

February 17, 2015

STACS DNA Makes Grant Tracking Effortless

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today introduced grant tracking in STACS-CW Enterprise software for forensic casework DNA laboratories.

February 12, 2015

STACS DNA Shows DNA Labs How to Save Hours with Automatic Grant Tracking at AAFS2015

Grant managers spend hours preparing NIJ grant reports, and lab staff take hours away from critical casework when they use a spreadsheet to track their activities and consumables for grant reporting.

February 4, 2015

STACS DNA Shows Labs How to Reduce Turnaround Time Without Hiring at SLAS2015

Leaders of DNA labs, or labs that are increasing their levels of molecular testing, often face a growing caseload and a static or decreasing budget.

January 21, 2015

STACS DNA’s Online Tool Helps Crime Labs Maximize Capacity on Minimum Budget

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today introduced the Lab Budget Impact Analysis, an online tool that shows crime labs the most cost-effective method for attaining productivity goals.

October 17, 2014

STACS DNA Presents Case Studies Showing the Dramatic Productivity Gains of Automating Labs at CACLD 2014

Tim Stacy will present customer case studies which show how two casework DNA labs substantially increased their productivity while spending less through the use of technology.

September 26, 2014

STACS DNA Helps Labs Determine Their ROI at ISHI

STACS DNA will be offering custom ROI analyses for casework labs using a new ROI Calculator.

September 24, 2014

Michigan State Police Chooses More Software from STACS DNA

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced that the Michigan State Police (MSP) has selected STACS-CW Enterprise for screening and processing DNA samples in its seven forensic science labs.

July 29, 2014

STACS DNA Presents Case Studies Showing the Dramatic Productivity Gains of Automating Labs at AFDAA 2014

Tim Stacy will present customer case studies which show how two casework DNA labs substantially increased their productivity while spending less through the use of technology.

May 20, 2014

Forensic DNA Scientist Joins STACS DNA Team

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced that Malena Jimenez, formerly a Criminalist with Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Crime Laboratory Division, has joined STACS DNA as a Field Application Specialist.

May 5, 2014

STACS DNA Presents “The Virtual DNA Analyst” at ASCLD 2014

Labs use software and technology to dramatically increase output without hiring.

March 24, 2014

Missouri DNA Lab Increases Case Output 30% with STACS DNA Despite Staff Shortage

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced that the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) DNA casework lab reports it is processing 30% more cases, despite a shortage of almost half of their criminalists, one year after implementing STACS-CW Enterprise™.

February 19, 2014

Miami Valley DNA Lab Pulls Off Million Dollar Productivity with STACS DNA

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced that the Miami Valley Regional Crime Lab (MVRCL) reports an 86% increase in its DNA sample processing output – the equivalent to tripling its lab staff – by implementing STACS-CW Enterprise™ along with other automation.

February 13, 2014

STACS DNA Shows How It Helps Deliver Million Dollar Productivity to a DNA Lab at AAFS

February 13, 2014 WHO:  Jocelyn Tremblay, President and COO, and Tim Stacy, US Sales Director, STACS DNA WHAT:  Discussing customer case studies and delivering DNA sample management demonstrations at American Academy of Forensic Science Annual Meeting (AAFS2014) WHEN:   January 17-22, 2014 WHERE: Washington State Convention Center Seattle, WA Exhibit Booth #217 DETAILS: Exhibit Booth #217 STACS... Read more »

January 28, 2014

STACS DNA Delivers Forensic News for Laboratory Professionals via DNA Dispatch

STACS DNA Inc, the only DNA sample processing software provider, today launched “DNA Dispatch”, a newsletter for forensic DNA laboratory professionals.

January 17, 2014

STACS DNA Shows Labs How to Increase Throughput and Prevent Errors at SLAS2014

STACS DNA delivers software for optimizing productivity in automated DNA labs.

November 7, 2013

New Video Series Addresses Issues Faced by DNA Laboratories

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced the release of the first two videos in a series which address issues faced by DNA laboratories.

August 8, 2013

Washoe County Uses STACS DNA’s Web-based Remote Collection Module to Reduce Costs and Backlog

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced that the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) has completed the initial implementation of the Remote Collection Module of STACS-DB Enterprise™ as part of a state-wide system for managing convicted offender and arrestee DNA database samples.

May 13, 2013

Canada’s National DNA Data Bank Upgrades to Latest STACS DNA Software

TACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has chosen to upgrade its DNA sample processing software to STACS-DB Enterprise, which will be used to manage the processing of offender DNA samples as part of Canada’s National DNA Data Bank (NDDB).

May 6, 2013

STACS DNA Shows DNA Labs How to Increase Productivity at ASCLD

Our 90-Day Promise: Casework labs can economically and immediately get exactly the DNA processing capabilities they need to effectively manage their workload, with a growth path for the future, implemented in 90-days with STACS-CW Standard.

April 23, 2013

STACS DNA Shows Casework Labs Increased Productivity in Just 90 Days at CACLD

Our 90-Day Promise: Casework labs can economically and immediately get exactly the DNA processing capabilities they need to effectively manage their workload, with a growth path for the future, implemented in 90-days with STACS-CW Standard.

April 8, 2013

STACS DNA Shows Healthcare Labs How to Accelerate Sample Processing at Bio-IT World 2013

Productivity Benefits for Personalized Medicine Labs.

February 13, 2013

STACS DNA Shows How Casework Labs Can Increase Productivity in Just 90 Days at AAFS2013

Sample management software for casework with a 90-Day Promise.

January 9, 2013

STACS DNA Shows Labs How to Accelerate Sample Processing at SLAS2013

oes your lab need to increase throughput, reduce errors, decrease costs and meet accreditation standards? Is it a struggle to document the “who, what, when, where and how” of every DNA sample in your lab?

November 8, 2012

STACS DNA Presents “The Challenge of Going Paperless” at NEAFS

Tim will present the benefits and challenges of attaining the paperless DNA laboratory, and how labs can save money while maintaining or even improving performance levels on their path to paperless.

November 2, 2012

STACS DNA Showcases Casework Lab Software with 90-Day Promise at CACLD

California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors (CACLD)

October 15, 2012

STACS DNA Launches 90-Day Promise and Modular Software for Smaller Casework Labs

STACS-CW Standard™ delivers critical DNA processing hub functionality quickly and economically.

October 12, 2012

Missouri and Miami Valley Customers to Present with STACS DNA at ISHI2012

Vendor Showcase, News Products and Programs Highlight Benefits for Forensic DNA Labs.

September 25, 2012

Technology Marketer Joins STACS DNA

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, is pleased to announce that Heather MacIntosh has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing.

September 24, 2012

STACS DNA and Missouri State Highway Patrol to Present at MAFS 2012

With the advent of computers, scanners and increasingly shrinking storage devices, we feel the need to eliminate paper from our lives.

September 21, 2012

Missouri State Highway Patrol Cuts Processing Time With STACS DNA

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced that the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) has purchased STACS-CW Enterprise™ software, which has reduced the Patrol’s time required to complete specific DNA lab processes and made accurate documentation more easily available.

September 4, 2012

Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory Implements STACS DNA™ Software

STACS DNA Inc., the only DNA sample processing software provider, today announced that the Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory (MVRCL) has implemented STACS-CW Enterprise™ as a key part of an initiative to automate their DNA processing lab.

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