He should reflect on how genetic fingerprinting
yesterday finally brought to justice Ron Castree, who killed a young girl for sex then let an innocent man serve 16 years for the crime.
Also to be honoured are Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, the inventor of genetic fingerprinting
; chief executive of the charity Barnados, Middlesbrough's Martin Narey; Professor Dr Ibraham bin Abu Shah, vice-chancellor of Teesside University's partner establishment in Malaysia; university visitor John Foster OBE; and local businessman Alan Noble, who founded what is now Northgate plc.
Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys was named Great Briton of the Year for work in genetic fingerprinting
Professor Peter Braude developed the technique -similar to the genetic fingerprinting
used by police - at Guy's Hospital in London.
It uses genetic fingerprinting
to identify different strains and find common links between cases.
Watson staunchly supports virtually all lines of DNA research, including controversial ones such as genetic modification of crops and genetic fingerprinting
. Beyond its wide scope, what makes this text extraordinary is its accessibility even to readers with little background in biology.
aids plant variety protection.
Now the latest genetic fingerprinting
techniques may be used to determine who is right.
Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys was named Great Briton of the Year for his work in genetic fingerprinting
British geneticist Jeffreys hit on genetic fingerprinting
while studying DNA.He noticed every person, except identical twins, had unique DNA patterns .
THE inventor of genetic fingerprinting
, Sir Alec Jeffreys, said yesterday that he supported a database of identifying DNA for every British citizen.