Navigation Links
The biggest family tree ever

n UA's Genomic Analysis and Technology Core (GATC), a facility providing genomic research services to public and private research institutions. GATC has the capacity to process up to 10,000 samples each month. The actual work load will depend on how many people join in the multi-national effort.

"For the first time people all around the world can learn about their genetic ancestry," said Hammer, a population geneticist. One of his specialties is deciphering prehistoric human relationships using genetics.

By comparing the genetic markers, the UA scientists' work will unveil new aspects of people's family trees, ones that are almost impossible to discover through traditional genealogical methods. In contrast to written historical records that can be lost or oral histories that can fall into disuse, the information stored in people's genes persists.

Cusanovich had his own DNA analyzed, which helped him trace his family to a time "when the crusaders were rolling through the Middle East." Many people conduct genealogical research, said Cusanovich, a UA professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and a professor in BIO5. "If you ask around here, you find that every tenth person is building a little family tree at home. They go to all the records and they're using Web sites to trace back their history."

The UA scientists will analyze a tiny fraction of the participants' genetic material: the y-chromosome, which is passed on from father to son, and mitochondrial DNA, which is passed on from mothers to their sons and daughters. This enables the researchers to decipher the characteristic genetic markers of both parental lineages.

UA is collaborating in a joint venture with Family Tree DNA, a company specializing in tracing ancestry using genetics. The company has been contracted to process the samples in the Genographic Project. Hammer is a consultant for and holds stock in the company. UA will not generate profits from the proje
'"/>

Source:University of Arizona


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. The biggest bug in gut discomfort
2. Researchers identify new catfish family
3. Environment, not genes, key in family relationships
4. UCSD team unmasks family of immune system invaders
5. New genetic analysis forces re-draw of insect family tree
6. USC team reveals structure of APOBEC family protein
7. Worlds largest flower evolved from family of much tinier blooms
8. A rarity among arachnids, whip spiders have a sociable family life
9. Infectious disease expert warns of spread of Rocky Mountain spotted fever
10. Computer models aid understanding of antibody-dependent enhancement in spread of dengue fever
11. Global warming may have damaged coral reefs forever
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: The biggest family tree ever

(Date:2/5/2015)... PARK, North Carolina , 5. Februar ... 35. Jahr als spezialisiertes Logistikunternehmen und hat ... als einzige klinische Logistikfirma (Clinical Logistics Organization ... Kernbotschaft der neuen Kampagne lautet First ... Lieferungen. Foto: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150205/173753 ...
(Date:2/5/2015)... January 28, 2015 New Market ... And Segment Forecasts To 2020 has Been Added to ... market is expected to reach USD 5.10 billion by ... Research, Inc. IR cameras help identify the site of ... to witness surging demand in medical imaging applications. They ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4trb7t/biometrics_a ) has ... Market Overview" report to their offering. , ... that an individual is who she/he is claiming to be, ... a person,s unique physical characteristics, such as fingerprint, hand or ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Marken startet Kampagne mit Patienten im Mittelpunkt 2Marken startet Kampagne mit Patienten im Mittelpunkt 3IR Camera Market Worth $5.10 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 2IR Camera Market Worth $5.10 Billion By 2020: Grand View Research, Inc. 3Biometrics - A Global Market Overview 2Biometrics - A Global Market Overview 3
... Alink and colleagues based this conclusion on the characteristics of ... the primary visual cortex is critical for vision and that ... we are currently looking at. Alink and colleagues, however, for ... this area when they are predictable. The implication of this ...
... recently gathered to address a major question: what will ... course, possible answers to this question raise even more ... alter local vegetation, how would this new landscape react ... would allow us to manage better our natural resources ...
... researchers from the AP-HP (Henri Mondor Hospital and Avicenne ... therapeutic evaluation of chronic illnesses" and CIC 202, at ... molecule in the fight against lice. Faced with the ... parasites, this new medication represents a real therapeutic alternative ...
Cached Biology News:The scientific brain 2Networking initiative to support interdisciplinary research 2Networking initiative to support interdisciplinary research 3An end to lice: The effectiveness of a new oral treatment has been demonstrated 2
(Date:3/4/2015)... The UPMC Center for Health Security today ... Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Initiative (ELBI). As part of ... of biosecurity, UPMC has selected 28 US and international ... backgrounds, including biological science, medicine, policy, the military, think ... the vision and support of the Defense Threat Reduction ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... 4, 2015 /CNW/ - Resverlogix Corp. (TSX:RVX) (the ... a collaborative research program with Emerald Logic, ... Collective Evolution Technology (FACET), Emerald Logic analyzed ... obtained from each of 798 patients who ... trials ASSERT, SUSTAIN and ASSURE. The objective ...
(Date:3/4/2015)... March 4, 2015 Vegalab announced the acquisition ... of last year. As part of the acquisition, Ecowin ... continuing his role as CEO for the company,s ... S.A., will work alongside Koo and oversee developments at ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150303/179218 Koo founded Ecowin in ...
(Date:3/3/2015)... and TORONTO, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences ... new therapeutics and molecular diagnostics that target the underlying ... quarter and seventh-month period ended December 31, 2014. ... fiscal year end from May 31 to December 31. ... are reporting today are for the quarter and the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:UPMC Center for Health Security Announces 2015 Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity 2UPMC Center for Health Security Announces 2015 Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity 3Resverlogix Collaborates with Emerald Logic to Identify Factors Driving Drug Response and Efficacy in Phase 2 Program 2Resverlogix Collaborates with Emerald Logic to Identify Factors Driving Drug Response and Efficacy in Phase 2 Program 3Resverlogix Collaborates with Emerald Logic to Identify Factors Driving Drug Response and Efficacy in Phase 2 Program 4Korean Government Program Supports Vegalab's Research and Development 2Korean Government Program Supports Vegalab's Research and Development 3Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 2Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 3Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 4Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 5Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 6Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 7Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 8Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 9Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 10Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 11Aptose Biosciences reports results for the quarter and seven months ended December 31, 2014 12
... Milwaukee, Wis. - In its second acquisition of ... has acquired the Green Bay operations of Bedrock Managed ... Computer, a Milwaukee-based provider of information technology services, to ... The company said it will maintain Bedrock's Green Bay ...
... Wis. - Sonic Foundry's introduction of ... is an attempt to meet a market need for ... still isn't sure how it will impact future sales. ... Mediasite as the first searchable Website focused on offering ...
... remains inexpensive to use and difficult to regulate, e-mail ... marketers proceed cautiously and ethically to safeguard their reputation. ... of all electronic mail on the Internet is unsolicited ... , said that much of the increased spam comes ...
Cached Biology Technology:New Sonic Foundry search engine finds words, phrases in video presentations 2New Sonic Foundry search engine finds words, phrases in video presentations 3Viewing the Internet as a free-for-all can be costly 2Viewing the Internet as a free-for-all can be costly 3
Mouse anti-IkBa/MAD-3 Class: Antibody Product Group: Signalling molecules and phospho-specific Antibody...
Rabbit polyclonal to Oct2, prediluted ( Abpromise for all tested applications). entrezGeneID: 5452 SwissProtID: P09086...
Anti-Mouse Reticular Fibroblast, Purified (Clone ER-TR7) (rat IgG2a)...
Mouse monoclonal [2Q2147] to Aequorin ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
Biology Products: