Function – This innovation served the function of locating similarities in the DNA of relatives to help in early detection of genetic diseases. It also helps to …show more content…
Another factor that has assisted the success of genetic profiling is funding from government bodies, which has led to the continuing dedication of forensic scientists and those who use genetic profiling for their line of work. With growing facilities and funding for equipment they are able to strengthen genetic profiling and see its success.
Government funding in areas of research and use of genetic profiling has been instrumental to the success of this innovation. A government report on funding disclosed funding would be provided to the following areas;
1. Direct funding for, or in support of, state and local police departments and crime laboratories
■ DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program
■ Using DNA Technology to Identify the Missing
2. DNA and other forensic sciences research and development 3. Training and technical