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The genetics of forensic medicine: Episode 6

CPD : 1
Start Date :  Feb 15 - 2021 End Date :  Feb 15 - 2021

Organized by :   The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM)

Specialities :   Genetics

Conference Summary

The genetics of forensic medicine: Episode 6 is organized by The Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and will be held on Feb 15, 2021.

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credit will be issued to those joining each webinar live and will be automatically issued after 7 days  to those who watched the webinar live in its entirety. Those who watch the webinar on-demand will receive a CPD certificate 30 days after the webinar has gone live.

About This Event:
The sixth webinar in The genetics of… series. In this webinar, we will hear from expert speakers about the way that DNA has revolutionised forensic science. Participants will learn about the unique regions in the genetic code that allow fingerprints to identify individuals and how these became the mainstay of forensic medicine. Join us to hear how direct to consumer testing has helped to solve crimes and how molecular information is stored on the national DNA database.

During this webinar you will:
• Understand DNA fingerprinting and how it can be used in forensic studies
• Recognise the unexpected uses of genetic data and how it has been used to solve crimes
• Follow the history of discovering markers in the genetic code that are unique to individuals
• Learn from real-life examples how applying this science works in forensics 
• The genetics of…… series has been developed following feedback from delegates attending the Genetics of COVID-19 webinars. Presented by the Medical Genetics section of the Royal Society of Medicine, this series of talks will focus on the role of genetics in different areas of health and well-being.

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