DNA Fingerprinting: From Discovery to Database

  • The Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL
Part of:
Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine Seminars
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Series consists of papers, correspondence, photographs and cassette tapes related to the seminar on "DNA Fingerprinting: From Discovery to Database", which was held at the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL on 22 May 2007. The seminar was part of the Wellcome Witnesses to Twentieth Century Medicine meetings also known as the Witness Seminars. Unlike most other seminars, the transcript of this seminar was not published.

The witnesses for the seminar were; Sir Walter Bodmer; Professor Terry Burke; Professor Howard Cooke; Dr Ian Evett; Dr John Galloway; Matthew Greenhalgh; Rockne Harmon; Professor Peter Harper; Dr Edward Higgs; Professor William Hill; Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys; Robin McKie; Professor Newton Morton; Professor Naomi Pfeffer; Dr Mike Prior; Professor Sir Edwin Southern; Dr Denise Syndercombe-Court; Dr Tili Tansey; Professor Swee Lay Thein; Professor Jan Witkowski; Sheona York; and Professor Doris Zallen.

The meeting adviser was Professor Doris Zallen.


Others present at the meeting included; Dr Lorraine Coghill; Dr Rich Ferrie; and Jacob Leveridge.

Apologies sent by; Professor David Balding; Bruce Budowle; Professor Peter Donnelly; Professor Richard Flavell; Professor Jim Fraser; Professor Sir Robert Hepple; Professor Soren Holm; Professor Eric Lander; Professor Graeme Laurie; Dr Carole McCartney; Dr Bronwyn Parry; Professor Derek Pounder; Professor Sue Povey; Dr Richard Roberts; Dr Frederick Sanger; Nigel Sweeney QC; Dr Allan Syms; Dr David Werrett; Professor Bruce Weir; Dr David Whitehouse; Dr Tom Wilkie; Robin Williams; and Dr Guil Winchester.



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  • 1762