DNALC Short: New York Stories Episode 2, DNA Fingerprinting

Date: 5/27/2020
Time: 12:00 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Presenter(s): Amanda McBrien, DNA Learning Center
Audience: General audience
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Activity description:

Amanda McBrien introduces a NY Stories video created with students from Trinity School in New York City. They perform a DNA Fingerprinting lab to identify the presence or absence of a transposable piece of DNA called an Alu Insertion. Then, travel to John Jay School of Criminal Justice to meet Dr. Larry Kobilinski to learn about how DNA polymorphisms are used by forensic scientists for identification.

Watch the video Amanda is introducing here: