Identity: Eight Rooms, Nine Lives
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE, UK
26 November 2009 - 6 April 2010 10am-6pm (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays); 10am-10pm (Thursdays); 11am-6pm (Sundays); 12midday-6pm (public holidays)
The exhibition addresses scientific and social aspects of identity. Nine stories introduce eight rooms, and one of these rooms begins with the story of how Sir Alec Jeffreys, Professor of Genetics and Head of the Mutation and Recombination Research Programme at the University of Leicester, invented DNA fingerprinting.