Marvin Anderson was exonerated through the efforts of the Innocence Project using DNA profiling data.
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15586. Innocence Project
Innocence Project logo. For more information about the Innocence Project, visit their web site www.innocence.org
15035. The Innocence Project, Marvin Anderson
On February 28, 2003, Marvin Anderson spoke at a function celebrating the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the structure of DNA.
15581. Dr. Paul Ferrara
In 2001, Dr. Paul Ferrara, Director of the Virginia Division of Forensic Science, located some swabs from the rape kit, which were left in the lab notebook of the original forensic scientist assigned to Marvin Anderson's case. Using this sample, the Inno
15981. DNA variations
A DNA fingerprint is a profile of a person's inherited DNA variations, specifically repeated sequences
15591. DNA profile
An image of DNA profile.
15583. DNA fingerprint (single locus probe)
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting.
15582. DNA fingerprint
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting, gel analysis
15988. Try the comparison
This is a simulation of Anderson's case. Match the DNA profile for yourself.
15106. Naming "DNA fingerprinting"
Alec Jeffreys talks about how he came up with the name.
15983. Today's DNA profile
DNA fingerprints are also known as DNA profiles. They are now made using probes that detect differences in the number of short tandem repeats (STRs) between individuals.