unit 1 activity - Forensic DNA analyst 1 Degrees you would...

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Forensic DNA analyst 1. Degrees you would need in order to work in your special field (one to two sentences). Typically you have to have at least an associate’s degree in forensic science, and those who work in crime labs typically have a bachelor’s degree or a graduate degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, or genetics. 2. What someone in your chosen specialty does (one to two sentences). They work to examine DNA samples in crime labs to help link potential subjects to the crime scene. They also must know how to handle crime scene evidence without contaminating it with any other DNA that might not even be involved at all in a certain case. 3. A real-life example of how your specialty was used to solve a case (at least three sentences). The first use was in England when a fifteen-year-old schoolgirl went missing and was found only a day or two after dead with semen samples on her clothing so the scientists

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