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Genetic fingerprinting and beyond

The inventor of genetic fingerprinting talks about the development of the technique and its role in fighting crime.


The Academy of Medical Sciences would like to extend an invitation to the people of London to the Jean Shanks Lecture 2010: Genetic Fingerprinting and beyond which will be give by Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys FRS FMedSci, the inventor of genetic fingerprinting. The lecture will cover the development of the technique, that was initially seen only as an academic curiosity, to its key role in the modern day fight against crime. Sir Alec will also speak about his current work on new methods for detecting DNA instability which is the ultimate source of all human DNA variation.
Admission is free but you must pre register by calling 020 7969 5288 or emailing info@acmedsci.ac.uk


Speaker(s):

Professor Sir Alex Jeffreys FRS FMedSci | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

22 June 2010 at 5:30 pm

Duration:

1 hour

 

Venue:

The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
London
SW1Y 5AG
+44 20 74 51 2500
http://www.royalsociety.org
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Organised by:

Academy of Medical Sciences
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Tickets:

Free

Available from:

Call 020 7969 5288 or email info@acmedsci.ac.uk

Additional Information:

Drinks reception included.

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