Dr. Wilmot James, head of the African Genome Project and honorary professor of human genetics at the
The African Genome Project is supported by the South African genealogy website Ancestry24.com (although I was not able to find any information there). One of the goals of the project is to create a public genetic database to examine â€œhow the country became populated over thousands of yearsâ€ by filling in the gap in current DNA databases.
According to Dr. James:
“No one group can lay claim to
The results are due out in early 2008.