Publications by authors named "Thore Egeland"

75 Publications

Pairwise relatedness testing in the context of inbreeding: expectation and variance of the likelihood ratio.

Int J Legal Med 2021 Jan 28;135(1):117-129. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 1432, Aas, Norway.

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January 2021

Prioritising family members for genotyping in missing person cases: A general approach combining the statistical power of exclusion and inclusion.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2020 Nov 11;49:102376. Epub 2020 Sep 11.

Faculty of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Chr. M. Falsens vei 1, 1433 Aas, Norway. Electronic address:

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November 2020

Advancing estimation of chronological age by utilizing available evidence based on two radiographical methods.

Int J Legal Med 2019 Jan 7;133(1):217-229. Epub 2018 May 7.

Department of Forensic Sciences, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway.

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January 2019

Evaluating the statistical power of DNA-based identification, exemplified by 'The missing grandchildren of Argentina'.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2017 11 12;31:57-66. Epub 2017 Aug 12.

Department of Medical Genetics, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway. Electronic address:

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November 2017

Exact likelihood ratio calculations for pairwise cases.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2017 07 27;29:218-224. Epub 2017 Apr 27.

Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto (IPATIMUP), Porto, Portugal; Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde (i3s), Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal; Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal.

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July 2017

Key individuals for discerning pedigrees belonging to the same autosomal kinship class.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2017 07 19;29:71-79. Epub 2017 Mar 19.

Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto (IPATIMUP), Porto, Portugal; Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde (i3s), Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal; CMUP, Centro de Matemática da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal. Electronic address:

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July 2017

The implications of shedder status and background DNA on direct and secondary transfer in an attack scenario.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2017 07 20;29:48-60. Epub 2017 Mar 20.

Oslo University Hospital, Norway; University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

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July 2017

Degradation in forensic trace DNA samples explored by massively parallel sequencing.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2017 03 3;27:160-166. Epub 2017 Jan 3.

Department of Forensic Biology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway; Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

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March 2017

Characterization of degradation and heterozygote balance by simulation of the forensic DNA analysis process.

Int J Legal Med 2017 Mar 3;131(2):303-317. Epub 2016 Nov 3.

Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Department of Forensic Biology, Oslo, Norway.

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March 2017

About the number of contributors to a forensic sample.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2016 11 10;25:e18-e19. Epub 2016 Aug 10.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 1432, Aas, Norway.

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November 2016

The likelihood ratio as a random variable for linked markers in kinship analysis.

Int J Legal Med 2016 Nov 13;130(6):1445-1456. Epub 2016 Aug 13.

Netherlands Forensic Institute, P.O. Box 24044, 2490 AA, The Hague, The Netherlands.

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November 2016

Contamination during criminal investigation: Detecting police contamination and secondary DNA transfer from evidence bags.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2016 07 9;23:121-129. Epub 2016 Apr 9.

Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway; University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

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July 2016

Mixtures with relatives and linked markers.

Int J Legal Med 2016 May 27;130(3):621-34. Epub 2015 Nov 27.

Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway.

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May 2016

Relationship inference based on DNA mixtures.

Int J Legal Med 2016 Mar 5;130(2):323-9. Epub 2015 Nov 5.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 1432 Aas, Oslo, Norway.

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March 2016

Exclusion probabilities and likelihood ratios with applications to mixtures.

Int J Legal Med 2016 Jan 10;130(1):39-57. Epub 2015 Jul 10.

Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 1432, Aas, Norway.

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January 2016

Secondary and subsequent DNA transfer during criminal investigation.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2015 Jul 14;17:155-162. Epub 2015 May 14.

Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway; University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

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July 2015

Genotyping and interpretation of STR-DNA: Low-template, mixtures and database matches-Twenty years of research and development.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2015 Sep 27;18:100-17. Epub 2015 Mar 27.

Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Department of Forensic Biology, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo, Norway; Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, P.O. Box 5003, NO-1432 Aas, Norway.

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September 2015

High-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, daily estradiol and progesterone, and mammographic density phenotypes in premenopausal women.

Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2015 Jun 24;8(6):535-44. Epub 2015 Mar 24.

The Cancer Centre, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway. Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT, The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway.

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June 2015

A general model for likelihood computations of genetic marker data accounting for linkage, linkage disequilibrium, and mutations.

Int J Legal Med 2015 Sep 26;129(5):943-54. Epub 2014 Nov 26.

Department of Family Genetics, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P.O. Box 4040, Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway,

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September 2015

STR-validator: an open source platform for validation and process control.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2014 Nov 28;13:154-66. Epub 2014 Jul 28.

Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Department of Forensic Biology, Norway; Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Oslo, Norway.

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November 2014

Familias 3 - Extensions and new functionality.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2014 Nov 10;13:121-7. Epub 2014 Jul 10.

Department for Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway; Department of Forensic Genetics, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway. Electronic address:

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November 2014

Models and implementation for relationship problems with dropout.

Int J Legal Med 2015 May 10;129(3):411-23. Epub 2014 Aug 10.

Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway,

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May 2015

Regression models for DNA-mixtures.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2014 Jul 15;11:105-10. Epub 2014 Mar 15.

IKBM, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway; Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.

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July 2014

Mixtures with relatives: a pedigree perspective.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2014 May 31;10:49-54. Epub 2014 Jan 31.

Department of Health Sciences, University of Leicester, UK; Department of Genetics, University of Leicester, UK.

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May 2014

Exact computation of the distribution of likelihood ratios with forensic applications.

Forensic Sci Int Genet 2014 Mar 9;9:93-101. Epub 2013 Dec 9.

Department of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Food Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), Norway; Department of Forensic Genetics, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway.

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March 2014