DNA profiling, DNA fingerprinting, gel analysis
An image of Alec Jeffreys.
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.
An image of Alec Jeffrey in 1989.
Alec Jeffreys talks about new uses for DNA fingerprinting.
An image of DNA profile.
Alec Jeffreys (the "inventor" of DNA fingerprinting) explains repeats.
Alec Jeffreys talks about how he came up with the name.
Alec Jeffreys talks about the difficulties of the case.