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Genographic 'snapshot' provides insights into Melbourne's genetic melting pot

Results from Journey of Your Genes Public Swabbing Event Revealed

MELBOURNE (3 Dec, 2009), The Governor of Victoria, His Excellency Prof. David de Kretser, AC, shares the same Y chromosome ‘haplogroup’ with World Vision’s  Tim Costello with both men’s Genographic Project DNA test showing they are R1b – migrating out of Africa around 45,000 years ago and eventually living in Europe (70% of men from southern England belong to this group).

Their ‘deep ancestry’ Genographic Project results form part of an interesting ‘snapshot’ looking at Melbourne’s diversity [continue reading…]

Genographic ‘snapshot’ provides insights into Melbourne’s genetic melting pot

Results from Journey of Your Genes Public Swabbing Event Revealed

MELBOURNE (3 Dec, 2009), The Governor of Victoria, His Excellency Prof. David de Kretser, AC, shares the same Y chromosome ‘haplogroup’ with World Vision’s  Tim Costello with both men’s Genographic Project DNA test showing they are R1b – migrating out of Africa around 45,000 years ago and eventually living in Europe (70% of men from southern England belong to this group).

Their ‘deep ancestry’ Genographic Project results form part of an interesting ‘snapshot’ looking at Melbourne’s diversity [continue reading…]