Vincent Castella

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The efficiency of DNA extraction kit and the efficiency of recovery techniques to release DNA using flow cytometry.
Samie L., Champod C., Glutz V., Garcia M., Castella V., Taroni F., 2019/07. Science & justice, 59 (4) pp. 405-410. Peer-reviewed.
Touch DNA collection - Performance of four different swabs.
Comte J., Baechler S., Gervaix J., Lock E., Milon M.P., Delémont O., Castella V., 2019/06/25. Forensic science international. Genetics, 43 p. 102113. Peer-reviewed.
Sperm Microbiota and Its Impact on Semen Parameters
Baud D., Pattaroni C., Vulliemoz N., Castella V., Marsland BJ, Stojanov M., 2019/02/12. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10 pp. 1-9. Peer-reviewed.
Positive impact of DNA contamination minimization procedures taken within the laboratory.
Basset P., Castella V., 2019/01. Forensic science international. Genetics, 38 pp. 232-235. Peer-reviewed.
Der rätselhafte Mumienfund aus der Barfüsserkirche in Basel. Ein aussergewöhnliches Beispiel interdisziplinärer Familienforschung.
Hotz G., Augsburger M., Briellmann T., Bircher A., Castella V., Fiechter R, Friedrich HU, Gamma ML, Gysin D., Haas O. et al., 2018/10/01. Jahrbuch der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Familienforschung, 2018 pp. 1-30.
Lessons from a study of DNA contaminations from police services and forensic laboratories in Switzerland.
Basset P., Castella V., 2018/03. Forensic science international. Genetics, 33 pp. 147-154. Peer-reviewed.
Waddlia chondrophila, a Chlamydia-related bacterium, has a negative impact on human spermatozoa.
Baud D., Vulliemoz N., Ammerdorffer A., Gyger J., Greub G., Castella V., Stojanov M., 2018/01/01. Human reproduction, 33 (1) pp. 3-10. Peer-reviewed.
Application of DIP-STRs to sexual/physical assault investigations: Eight case reports.
Oldoni F., Castella V., Hall D., 2017/09. Forensic science international. Genetics, 30 pp. 106-113. Peer-reviewed.
Sensitive DIP-STR markers for the analysis of unbalanced mixtures from "touch" DNA samples.
Oldoni F., Castella V., Grosjean F., Hall D., 2017/02/14. Forensic science international. Genetics, 28 pp. 111-117. Peer-reviewed.
Stabbing simulations and DNA transfer.
Samie L., Hicks T., Castella V., Taroni F., 2016/05. Forensic science international. Genetics, 22 pp. 73-80. Peer-reviewed.
(210)Po poisoning as possible cause of death: forensic investigations and toxicological analysis of the remains of Yasser Arafat.
Froidevaux P., Bochud F., Baechler S., Castella V., Augsburger M., Bailat C., Michaud K., Straub M., Pecchia M., Jenk T.M. et al., 2016/02. Forensic science international, 259 pp. 1-9. Peer-reviewed.
Shedding light on the relative DNA contribution of two persons handling the same object.
Oldoni F., Castella V., Hall D., 2016. Forensic Science International. Genetics, 24 (5) pp. 148-157. Peer-reviewed.
A novel set of DIP-STR markers for improved analysis of challenging DNA mixtures.
Oldoni F., Castella V., Hall D., 2015/11. Forensic science international. Genetics, 19 pp. 156-164. Peer-reviewed.
A new approach for the separation of spermatozoa from other cell types in forensically relevant samples.
Grosjean F., Castella V., 2015. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series, 5 pp. e653-e655. Peer-reviewed.
Exploring the relative DNA contribution of first and second object's users on mock touch DNA mixtures
Oldoni F., Castella V., Hall D., 2015. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series, 5 pp. e300-e301. Peer-reviewed.
Analyses génétiques : comment réagir en cas de résultats inattendus ?
Fellmann F., Castella V., 2014/06., Présentation orale pour un colloque du Centre Universitaire Romand de Médecine Légale (CURML), Lausanne, 18 juin 2014.
A global analysis of Y-chromosomal haplotype diversity for 23 STR loci.
Purps J., Siegert S., Willuweit S., Nagy M., Alves C., Salazar R., Angustia S.M., Santos L.H., Anslinger K., Bayer B. et al., 2014. Forensic Science International. Genetics, 12 pp. 12-23. Peer-reviewed.
Allelic proportions of 16 STR loci-including the new European Standard Set (ESS) loci-in a Swiss population sample.
Gehrig C., Balitzki B., Kratzer A., Cossu C., Malik N., Castella V., 2014. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 128 (3) pp. 461-465.
Retraction : Quantification, self-renewal, and genetic tracing of FL1(+) tumor-initiating cells in a large cohort of human gliomas (Retraction of vol 14, pg 720, 2012)
Clement-Schatlo V., Marino D., Burkhardt K., Teta P., Leyvraz F., Schatlo B., Frank S., Schaller K., Castella V., Radovanovic I., 2014..
The Tightness of the Cotton Swabs Meshing Influences the Chances of Getting Conclusive DNA Profiles
Rocque MJ, Leake SL, Milon MP, Castella V., 2014. Journal of Forensic Research, 5 (4) pp. 234-239. Peer-reviewed.
DIP-STR markers: preliminary data and potential applications
Castella V., 2013. dans 14th European Forensic DNA - Working group Meeting.
DIP-STR: Highly Sensitive Markers for the Analysis of Unbalanced Genomic Mixtures.
Castella V., Gervaix J., Hall D., 2013. Human Mutation, 34 (4) pp. 644-654.
Improving forensic investigation for polonium poisoning.
Froidevaux P., Baechler S., Bailat C.J., Castella V., Augsburger M., Michaud K., Mangin P., Bochud F.O., 2013. Lancet, 382 (9900) p. 1308.
Internal validation study of the PowerPlex® Y23 system
Gehrig C., Castella V., 2013. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series, 4 (1) pp. e79-e80. Peer-reviewed.
Quantification, self-renewal, and genetic tracing of FL1+ tumor-initiating cells in a large cohort of human gliomas.
Clément-Schatlo V., Marino D., Burkhardt K., Teta P., Leyvraz F., Schatlo B., Frank S., Schaller K., Castella V., Radovanovic I., 2012/06. Neuro-oncology, 14 (6) pp. 720-735.
DNA fingerprinting of glioma cell lines and considerations on similarity measurements.
Bady P., Diserens A.C., Castella V., Kalt S., Heinimann K., Hamou M.F., Delorenzi M., Hegi M.E., 2012. Neuro-Oncology, 14 (6) pp. 701-711.
Isolating DNA from sexual assault cases: a comparison of standard methods with a nuclease-based approach.
Garvin A.M., Fischer A., Schnee-Griese J., Jelinski A., Bottinelli M., Soldati G., Tubio M., Castella V., Monney N., Malik N. et al., 2012. Investigative Genetics, 3 (1) p. 25.
RNA/DNA co-analysis from blood stains--results of a second collaborative EDNAP exercise.
Haas C., Hanson E., Anjos M.J., Bär W., Banemann R., Berti A., Borges E., Bouakaze C., Carracedo A., Carvalho M. et al., 2012. Forensic Science International. Genetics, 6 (1) pp. 70-80. Peer-reviewed.
Sex differences in urinary levels of several biological indicators of exposure: a human volunteer study
Tomicic Catherine, Berode Michèle, Oppliger Anne, Castella Vincent, Leyvraz Fabienne, Praz-Christinaz Sophie Maria, Danuser Brigitta, 2011/05/10. Toxicology Letters, 202 (3) pp. 218-225. Peer-reviewed.
Differential DNA extraction of challenging simulated sexual assault samples: a Swiss collaborative study.
Vuichard S., Borer U., Bottinelli M., Cossu C., Malik N., Meier V., Gehrig C., Sulzer A., Morerod M.L., Castella V., 2011. Investigative Genetics, 2 (1) p. 11.
DIP-STR: A new marker for resolving unbalanced DNA mixtures
Hall D., Castella V., 2011. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series, 3 pp. e1-e2.
DNA extraction using the QIAsymphony: Evaluation of PCR inhibitor removal
Castella V., Kummer D., Gehrig C., Hall D., 2011. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series, 3 pp. e69-e-70.
Use of forensic investigations in anti-doping.
Jan N., Marclay F., Schmutz N., Smith M., Lacoste A., Castella V., Mangin P., 2011. Forensic Science International, 213 (1-3) pp. 109-113. Peer-reviewed.
Validation of the NGM SElect(TM) kit
Gehrig C., Vuichard S., Teyssier A., Castella V., 2011. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series 3, 3 pp. e453-e454.
Controlled human exposures to organic solvents: influence of sex on urinary levels of biological indicators
Tomicic Catherine, Droz Pierre-Olivier, Berode Michèle, Praz-Christinaz Sophie, Castella Vincent, Danuser Brigitta, 2010. p. 39 dans XII International Congress of Toxicology, Barcelona-Spain 19-23 July 2010, Toxicology Letters. Peer-reviewed.
Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and congenital long QT syndrome in a patient with a novel duplication in the Per-Arnt-Sim (PAS) domain of hERG1.
Grilo Liliana Sintra, Pruvot Etienne, Grobety Michel, Castella Vincent, Fellmann Florence, Abriel Hugues, 2010. Heart Rhythm, 7 (2) pp. 260-265.
Use of DNA profiles for investigation using a simulated national DNA database: Part I. Partial SGM Plus profiles.
Hicks T., Taroni F., Curran J., Buckleton J., Ribaux O., Castella V., 2010. Forensic Science International. Genetics, 4 (4) pp. 232-238. Peer-reviewed.
Use of DNA profiles for investigation using a simulated national DNA database: Part II. Statistical and ethical considerations on familial searching.
Hicks T., Taroni F., Curran J., Buckleton J., Castella V., Ribaux O., 2010. Forensic Science International. Genetics, 4 (5) pp. 316-322.
Automated DNA extraction using the QIAsymphony platform: Estimation of DNA recovery from simulated forensic stains
Gehrig C., Kummer D., Castella V., 2009. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series, 2 (1) pp. 85-86. Peer-reviewed.
One person with two DNA profiles: a(nother) case of mosaicism or chimerism.
Castella V., Lesta Maria del Mar, Mangin P., 2009. International journal of legal medicine, 123 (5) pp. 427-30.
Simultaneous identification of multiple mammalian species from mixed forensic samples based on mtDNA control region length polymorphism
Fumagalli L., Jan Cabrita C., Castella V., 2009. Forensic Science International : Genetics Supplement Series, 2 (1) pp. 302-303. Peer-reviewed.
Species identification in mammals from mixed biological samples based on mitochondrial DNA control region length polymorphism.
Pun K.M., Albrecht C., Castella V., Fumagalli L., 2009. Electrophoresis, 30 (6) pp. 1008-1014. Peer-reviewed.
DNA profiling success and relevance of 1739 contact stains from caseworks
Castella V., Mangin P., 2008. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series 1, 1 pp. 405-407.
Genetic identification of decomposed cadavers using nails as DNA source.
Allouche M., Hamdoum M., Mangin P., Castella V., 2008. Forensic Science International. Genetics, 3 (1) pp. 46-49.
Identification génétique de personnes défuntes: quel échantillon de référence choisir [Genetic identification of dead persons: which reference sample should be used?]
Gremaud J.L., Gehrig C., Sabatasso S., Castella V., 2008. Revue Médicale suisse, 4 (164) pp. 1615-1618.
Impact of oral Cannabis on driving skills and genetic vulnerability to psychotic symptoms
Giroud C., Eap C.B., Favrat B., Sporkert F., Augsburger M., Rochat B., Montoya J.P., Castella V., Mangin P., 2008., Beiträge zum XV. Symposium der Gesellschaft für Toxigologische und Forensische Chemie. - Mosbach, 18-21. April 2007 pp. 193-203 dans Pragst F., Aderjan R. (eds.) Aktuelle Beiträge zur Forensischen und Klinischen Toxikologie. Fahreignung, K.O.-Mittel, Toxikokinetik, Analytische Methoden, Symposium der Gesellschaft für Toxicologische und Forensische Chemie : XV, Gesellschaft für Toxigologische und Forensische Chemie.
Brugada syndrome unmasked by accidental inhalation of gasoline vapors.
Kranjcec D., Bergovec M., Rougier J.S., Raguz M., Pavlovic S., Jespersen T., Castella V., Keller D.I., Abriel H., 2007. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, 30 (10) pp. 1294-1298. Peer-reviewed.
Reliable selfing rate estimates from imperfect population genetic data.
David P., Pujol B., Viard F., Castella V., Goudet J., 2007. Molecular Ecology, 16 (12) pp. 2474-2487. Peer-reviewed.
Successful DNA typing of ultrafiltered urines used to detect EPO doping.
Castella V., Morerod M.L., Robinson N., Saugy M., Mangin P., 2007. Forensic Science International. Genetics, 1 (3-4) pp. 281-282. Peer-reviewed.
Sudden cardiac death - A view of forensic pathologist
Michaud K., Abriel H., Castella V., Mangin P., 2007. p. 126 dans 21st European Congress of Pathology, Virchows Archiv. Peer-reviewed.
Effets du cannabis oral et du dronabinol sur la capacité à conduire [Effects of oral cannabis and dronabinol on driving capacity]
Giroud C., Augsburger M., Favrat B., Menetrey A., Pin M.A., Rothuizen L.E., Appenzeller M., Buclin T., Mathieu S., Castella V. et al., 2006. Annales Pharmaceutiques Françaises, 64 (3) pp. 161-172.
Elevated and similar urinary testosterone/epitestosterone ratio in all samples of a competition testing: Suspicion of a manipulation
Robinson N., Castella V., Saudan C., Sottas P. E., Schweizer C., Dimo-Simonin N., Mangin P., Saugy M., 2006. Forensic Science International, 163 (1-2) pp. 148-151. Peer-reviewed.
Forensic evaluation of the QIAshredder/QIAamp DNA extraction procedure.
Castella V., Dimo-Simonin N., Brandt-Casadevall C., Mangin P., 2006. Forensic Science International, 156 (1) pp. 70-3. Peer-reviewed.
Forensic identification of urine samples: a comparison between nuclear and mitochondrial DNA markers.
Castella V., Dimo-Simonin N., Brandt-Casadevall C., Robinson N., Saugy M., Taroni F., Mangin P., 2006. International journal of legal medicine, 120 (2) pp. 67-72. Peer-reviewed.
In-house validation of the PCR amplification kit « Mentype® Argus X-UL »
Castella V., Dimo-Simonin N., Morerod M.-L., Mangin P. , 2006. International Congress Series 1288 pp. 310-312.
Troubles anxieux provoqués par le cannabis: sont-ils explicables par des différences de métablisme ou par une vulnérabilité génétique différenciée aux effets psychotropes des cannabinoïdes
Giroud C., Castella V., Favrat B., Rothuizen L.E., Appenzeller M., Buclin T., Mangin P., Augsburger M., 2006. Annales de Toxicologie Analytique, XVIII (3) pp. 185-186. Peer-reviewed.
Utilisation des profils ADN dans un contexte médico-légal
Castella V., 2006. Revue Tunisienne de Biologie Clinique, 18 pp. 4-8.
Consensus profiles and databasing of casework samples amplified with 34 PCR cycles: an empirical approach
Castella V., Dimo-Simonin N., Brandt-Casadevall C., Mangin P., 2004. International Congress Series, 1261 pp. 532-534.
Genetic consequences of the ice ages on nurseries of the bat Myotis myotis: a mitochondrial and nuclear survey.
Ruedi M., Castella V., 2003. Molecular ecology, 12 (6) pp. 1527-40. Peer-reviewed.
Tunisian population data on 10 Y-chromosomal loci.
Brandt-Casadevall C., Ben Dhiab M., Taroni F., Castella V., Dimo-Simonin N., Zemni M., Mangin P., 2003. Forensic science international, 135 (3) pp. 247-50. Peer-reviewed.
Evolution of migration and gene flow in Myotis Myotis : a molecular perspective
Castella V. Ruedi M., 2002. Bat Research News, 43 p. 106.
Contrasted patterns of mitochondrial and nuclear structure among nursery colonies of the bat Myotis myotis
Castella V., Ruedi M., Excoffier L. , 2001. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 14 pp. 708-720.
Is the Gibraltar strait a barrier to gene flow for the bat Myotis myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)?
Castella V., Ruedi M., Excoffier L., Ibanez C., Arlettaz R., Hausser J., 2000/11. Molecular Ecology, 9 (11) pp. 1761-72.
Characterization of highly variable microsatellite loci in the bat Myotis myotis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae).
Castella V., Ruedi M., 2000. Molecular ecology, 9 (7) pp. 1000-2. Peer-reviewed.
Mais d'où viennent les Grands Murins du Valais? Application de techniques moléculaires pour reconstruire l'histoire des chauves-souris
Ruedi M. Castella V., 2000. Le Carnet du Muséum, 5 pp. 17-21.
Do males and females mouse-eared bats cross the Gibraltar Strait? Molecular markes say no!
Castella V., Ruedi M., Excoffier L., Ibañez C. , 1999. Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 106 pp. 756-757.
Genetic estimates of M. Myotis migration across the Gibraltar Strait
Castella V., Ruedi M., Excoffier L., Ibañez C., Hausser J. , 1999. Bat Research News, 40 pp. 110-111.
Allozyme variance and habitat in the freshwater snail Physa acuta
Castella V., Goudet J., Perrin N. , 1998. Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 105 p. 742.
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