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Identity: Eight Rooms, Nine Lives

Wellcome Trust
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)

An exhibition running from November 2009 to April 2010 as part of the Wellcome Trust's Identity Project.

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.

Attendance is free, and booking is not required. For further information, contact the Wellcome Collection at Nine Lives or on +44 (0)20 7611 2222.

Further details of this event are available on the Wellcome Trust website.