Biology Section


The Biology/DNA Section is responsible for the identification and analysis of biological materials and for developing DNA profiles from evidence and reference samples.

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Types of Testing:

  • Biological Screening: Examine items of evidence for the presence of biological fluids (i.e. blood, semen, saliva)
  • CODIS: Enter eligible and suitable forensic profiles into the DNA database for comparisons to offenders and other forensic samples
  • DNA Analysis: Development of DNA profiles from evidence and comparison to known DNA standards to determine the source of a sample
  • Unidentified Remains and Missing Persons: DNA profiles from unidentified remains or missing persons and their relatives may be entered into the DNA database

Forms and Notices

DNA Submission Form
Evidence Custody Receipt
Forensic Collection Kit Request Form
KBI Forensic Science Laboratory Evidence Submission Guidelines *Updated

Biology Section Supervisors

Emily Draper (Topeka) – (785) 296-2150

The Biology Section is located in our Topeka, Great Bend, and Kansas City Laboratories.

Great Bend
KBI Forensic Science Laboratory
625 Washington
Great Bend, KS 67530
(620) 603-7112
Kansas City
KBI Forensic Science Laboratory
7250 State Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66112
(913) 942-3000
KBI Forensic Science Center
2001 SW Washburn Avenue
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 296-1137