An image of Alec Jeffreys.
An image of Alec Jeffrey in 1989.
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting, gel analysis
DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting.
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.
Alec Jeffreys talks about how he came up with the name.
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
Alec Jeffreys (the "inventor" of DNA fingerprinting) explains repeats.
Alec Jeffreys talks about the first murder case using DNA profiling.