population genetics

Why Study the Y?

May 02, 2016
David Poznik In the largest study of genetic variation within the human Y chromosome, an international team of scientists has traced back branches of the male line almost 200,000 years,...
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A Conversation with 23andMe’s Kasia Bryc

April 18, 2016
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to some of 23andMe’s scientists behind 23andMe’s research. Senior Scientist and Population Geneticist Kasia Bryc is originally from...
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A Conversation with Population Geneticist David Poznik

March 31, 2016
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to some of 23andMe’s scientists. Population geneticist David Poznik came to 23andMe after working in Carlos Bustamante’s lab...
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A Conversation with 23andMe’s Ivan Juric

March 24, 2016
This interview is part of an occasional series of profiles introducing you to some of the scientists at 23andMe. Ivan Juric studied molecular biology at the University of Zagreb, Croatia,...
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Blast from the Past

February 24, 2016
Geneticist David Reich The ability to extract and then sequence ancient DNA, not just from ancient human bones, but also from the bones of our ancient cousins the Neanderthals, is...
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23andMe scientists improve method for finding relatives

May 12, 2014
Two 23andMe scientists have improved a long-used method for detecting shared DNA segments that researchers use to study everything from whether two people are related, to human demography, and even...
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