A DNA analyst's work begins when a crime is reported. If the lead investigator feels it is necessary, they will be brought in before the scene is disturbed. They may notice something about the blood stain patterns that indicates a struggle or shows how many people were involved. Analyze blood, hair and saliva evidence in criminal cases.
- You need a scientific mind and a strong grasp of biology.
- As DNA technology improves, so will job prospects.
- Analysts play a vital role in detective work.
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