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DNA Doyenne

Jenkins, C. DNA Doyenne. The Investigator, (3):36-38, 2016.



The Investigator

Abstract: A female scientist in the US has been recognised for her work in using innovative DNA technology to help police convict perpetrators of serious sexual assaults. Carol Jenkins talks to Ria David from Cybergenetics.

When US scientist Ria David of Cybergenetics took to the stage to receive her P.O.W.E.R Award from the Women in Bio organisation recently – she was accepting the award of behalf of the many female victims of sexual assault that have achieved justice as a result of her work.

The Women in Bio organisation is a national science and technology organisation that recognises the efforts of females working in the field by presenting them with the P.O.W.E.R Award.