An image of Alec Jeffreys.
An image of DNA profile.
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting, gel analysis
In 1984, Alec Jeffreys produced the first DNA fingerprint. DNA-based testing methods have evolved over the years, but they still use DNA repeats as the basis for building a DNA profile.
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting.
Alec Jeffreys talks about how he came up with the name.
Alec Jeffreys (the "inventor" of DNA fingerprinting) explains repeats.
Shepherd's Bush Hammersmith Gazette article on the case of Sarbah vs. Home Office (Ghana Immigration Case, 1985
London Times article announcing the verdict of the case of Sarbah vs. Home Office (Ghana Immigration Case, 1985
How a DNA fingerprint like this was made.