2018 - Ambers A, Vanek D, Votrubova J, Sajantila A, Budowle B. Improved Y-STR typing for disaster victim identification, missing persons investigations, and historical human skeletal remains. International Journal of Legal Medicine 132(6), pp. 1545-1553. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00414-018-1794-8
2018 - Ambers A, Woerner AE, Wendt FR, King JL, Moura-Neto RS, Silva R, Budowle B. Evaluation of the Precision ID mtDNA Whole Genome Panel on two massively parallel sequencing systems. Forensic Science International: Genetics 36, pp. 213-224.
2018 - Woerner A, Novroski N, Wendt F, Ambers A, Wiley R, Schmedes S, Budowle B. Forensic human identification with targeted microbiome markers using nearest neighbor classification. Forensic Science International: Genetics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fsigen.2018.10.003
2018 - Ambers A, Wiley R, Novroski N, Budowle B. Direct PCR amplification of DNA from human bloodstains, saliva, and touch samples collected with microFLOQ® swabs. Forensic Science International: Genetics 32, pp.80-87.
2017 - Votrubova J, Ambers A, Budowle B, Vanek D. Comparison of standard capillary electrophoresis based genotyping method and ForenSeq™ DNA Signature Prep kit (Illumina) on a set of challenging samples, Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fsigss.2017.09.027
2017 - Vanek D, Budowle B, Dubska-Votrubova J, Ambers A, et al. Results of a collaborative study on DNA identification of aged bone samples, Croatian Medical Journal 58, pp. 229-239.
2016 - Budowle B, Ambers A. Analyzing unknown human remains: Cold missing persons case. Forensic Magazine.
2016 - Budowle B, Ambers A. Shaking the dust from historical DNA with massively parallel sequencing. BioScience Technology.
2016 - Ambers A, Churchill JD, King JL, Stoljarova M, Gill-King H, M. Assidi, M. Abu-Elmagd, A. Buhmeida, Budowle B. More comprehensive forensic genetic marker analyses for accurate human remains identification using massively parallel sequencing (MPS). BMC Genomics 17 (Suppl 9), p. 750.
2016 - Ambers A, Turnbough M, Benjamin R, Gill-King H, King J, Sajantila A, Budowle B. Modified DOP-PCR for improved STR typing of degraded DNA from human skeletal remains and bloodstains, Legal Medicine 18, pp. 7-12.
2015 - Budowle B, Harmon R, Ambers A, Melton P, Hamstra S. Familial DNA searching: Current approaches. National Institute of Justice (Forensic Technology Center of Excellence).
2014 - Ambers A, Gill-King H, Dirkmaat D, Benjamin R, King J, Budowle B. Autosomal and Y-STR analysis of degraded DNA from the 120-year-old skeletal remains of Ezekiel Harper. Forensic Science International: Genetics 9, pp. 33-41.
2014 - Ambers A, Turnbough M, Benjamin R, King J, Budowle B. Assessment of the role of DNA repair in damaged forensic samples. International Journal of Legal Medicine 128, pp. 913-921.
2018 - More Y-STR alleles from old bones, Thermo Fisher Scientific: Behind the Bench.
2018 - Analyzing history: Putting the pieces together one run at a time, International Symposium for Human Identification (ISHI) News. https://www.ishinews.com/analyzing-history-putting-pieces-together-one-run-time/
2017 - Improved Y-STR typing for disaster victim identification, missing persons investigations, and historical human skeletal remains, International Symposium for Human Identification (ISHI) News. https://www.ishinews.com/improved-y-str-typing-for-disaster-victim-identification-missing-persons-investigations-and-historical-human-skeletal-remains/
2017 - A bloody mystery of Bonnie and Clyde, UNTHSC Solutions Magazine. https://www.unthsc.edu/newsroom/story/bloody-mystery-bonnie-clyde/
2017 - Deadwood pioneer: A face from the past. World Premiere Documentary, South Dakota Public Broadcasting (SDPB). https://www.sdpb.org/blogs/arts-and-culture/deadwood-pioneer-a-face-from-the-past-premiere/
2017 - Catching a killer: SNAPShot DNA. National Geographic Channel, Explorer Season 10 Episode 16. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/tv/shows/explorer (*Featured performing laboratory work with Bruce Budowle)
2017 - Meet the Deadwood pioneer: Scientifically-based artist’s rendering unveiled of early Deadwood resident. Black Hills Pioneer. https://www.bhpioneer.com/deadwood/meet-the-deadwood-pioneer/article_823ef9ea-3b0e-11e7-ad19-efc8200300ce.html
2016 - Identifying 140-year-old remains using massively parallel sequencing. International Symposium for Human Identification (ISHI) Top 10 Blog Posts for 2016. https://www.ishinews.com/top-10-blog-posts-of-2016/
2016 - Deadwood mystery man laid to rest after 160 years. The Washington Times.
2016 - How science and history paired up to define Deadwood mystery man. Rapid City Journal. https://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/how-science-and-history-paired-up-to-define-deadwood-mystery/article_974bf14a-7dc6-5e59-84c6-c7949e608eed.html
2016 - Final resting place for early Deadwood pioneer. Black Hills Pioneer. https://www.bhpioneer.com/deadwood/final-resting-place-for-early-deadwood-pioneer/article_0e2d3d4a-8728-11e6-bf90-b794013f4365.html
2016 - Identifying 140-year-old remains using massively parallel DNA sequencing. International Symposium for Human Identification (ISHI) News. https://www.ishinews.com/identifying-140-year-old-remains-using-massively-parallel-dna-sequencing/
2016 - Autosomal and Y-STR analysis of degraded DNA from the 120-year-old skeletal remains of Ezekiel Harper. International Symposium for Human Identification (ISHI) News. https://www.ishinews.com/autosomal-and-y-str-analysis-of-degraded-dna-from-the-120-year-old-skeletal-remains-of-ezekiel-harper/
2015 - Forensic DNA testing of human remains reveals more clues. Black Hills Pioneer. https://www.bhpioneer.com/local_news/article_c9c84872-92a8-11e4-b71c-5b96b22d2cf9.html
2015 - Modern sleuths attempt to solve mystery of 130-year-old skeleton. Rapid City Journal.
2015 - Autosomal and Y-STR analysis of degraded DNA from 120-year-old skeletal remains. International Symposium on Human Identification, Promega Spotlight Video Interview. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y0rkekO9oRA
2014 - Skeletal remains headed for DNA testing. Black Hills Pioneer. https://www.bhpioneer.com/local_news/article_2b358b94-c1a1-11e3-acb1-001a4bcf887a.html
2014 - Putting a face on the past: Modern scientists unraveling a historic mystery. Rapid City Journal. https://rapidcityjournal.com/news/local/putting-a-face-on-the-past-modern-scientists-unraveling-a/article_7abe98a8-c521-5ba2-966c-edef568bb292.html
2014 - Scientists unraveling a historic Deadwood mystery. The Washington Times. https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/jul/6/scientists-unraveling-a-historic-deadwood-mystery/
2009 - Students learn how to unravel crimes using forensics. ("Whether a suspect someday spends his life in prison or gets released from jail could depend on the work of students inside Angie Ambers’ molecular biology laboratory at the University of North Texas"). Times Record News.
Degraded DNA, low copy number (LCN) DNA, challenged forensic samples, skeletal remains, unidentified human remains (UHR), decomposition/taphonomy, missing persons, mass disaster victim identification (DVI), human trafficking, massively parallel sequencing (MPS), secondary DNA transfer, postconviction DNA testing.