DNA Forensic Identification . Ashley Kowaleski I400. Objectives. What is forensic science? How and when did forensics begin? When was DNA identification discovered? What is DNA identification used to determine? What exactly are forensic scientist looking for?
When a persons hand touched a surface, it left a barely visible mark
Each person’s fingerprint is a unique identifier of that person, no two people’s are alike
Genetic material that is found in DNA is also a unique identifier
Not until1985 when DNA became part of forensic scienceUnique Identifiers