This subject contains a 4 day Compulsory Residential School.
Residential school will include the following :
-Students will be divided in groups and each group will be allocated a forensic scenario to solve. Students will use the following laboratory techniques to solve their case:
-Physical examination of evidence and selection of evidence suitable for further analysis.
-Presumptive screening for Blood
-DNA extraction and purification.
-Gel electrophoresis of extracted DNA
-DNA profiling PCR's (Short Tandem Repeats, STRs)
-Analysis of DNA profiling results
-Laboratory Report - At the end of the residential school each student is required to submit a report outlining their group's strategies and experimental results/discussion and a conclusion.