15 January 2010

Genographic Project Newsletter Features SCGS DNA Interest Group

The activities of the SCGS DNA Interest Group reached the eyes and ears of The National Geographic. The group's activities were featured in the Volume 4, Issue 4, of the Genographic Project newsletter.

Read the newsletter article here.

According to Alice Fairhurst, DNA Interest Group chair, "We got the idea for the experiment from the latest Spencer Wells show ... We knew that many people could name their haplogroups, but didn't have a real sense of their importance nor where the haplogroups were first found. The demonstration made it much more real..."

Congratulations to Alice Fairhurst, Bonnie Cook and the other DNA Interest Group members.

Photos courtesy Alan Cook

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