Mercedes Aler Gay
Medical Doctor with a PhD in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Valencia. She is a specialist in forensic genetics and has over 20 years’ experience in civil and criminal expert reports. She is a practitioner at the Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences of Valencia (Spain) and is a founding member of the scientific communication association Piratas de la Ciencia
dna human remains

Technological advances in the study of our genome now allow us to infer whose remains have been found, for example, at a mass grave or an anonymous tomb, and to extrapolate where they lived, their physical appearance, or their family origin.