Forensic genetics researchers work with DNA. They work in medical or crime laboratories using genetic samples to help identify crime victims, perpetrators or family relationships. Forensic genetics researchers develop and use new methods to help analyse crime scene evidence.
Attributes: observant, self-motivated and hard-working
- The Primary Science Teaching Trust has a downloadable slideshow (PDF) about Dr Anastasia Aliferi who is a forensic genetics researcher. It’s part of their resource A Scientist Just Like Me.