New DNA projects
From ISOGG Wiki
The following is a list of new projects started by ISOGG members.
New projects in 2011
- The Corca Laidhe project A project for the ancient Corca Laidhe clan of south west Ireland. Membership has three requirements: 37 or better yDNA, appropriate surname and specification of most distant yDNA ancestor see. Established December 2011. Administrators: Colin Ferguson and Martha Bowes.
- The FIBIS (Families in British India Society) DNA Project. A project for anyone with ancestors in British India. Established November 2011. Administrators: Valmay Young and Sarah Bilton.
- Cornwall Y-DNA project A Y-DNA project for the English county of Cornwall. Project members are expected to have a good paper trail to Cornwall. Established in 2011 by Joe Flood. Note that there is already a separate Cornish mtDNA project.
- Nidderdale DNA project A Y-DNA and mtDNA geographical project for everyone with a direct paternal or maternal ancestral line originating in the Nidderdale area of outstanding beauty in North Yorkshire, England. Established in 2011 by Nigel Brooks.
New projects in 2010
- Dewees(e) Surname Project established June 2010 by Andrew Deweese
- Brownings of South West England DNA Project established December 2010 by Nigel Browning
- Haplogroup I2* established May 2010 by Bob May
- R1b-P312 L165 project established December 2010. Administrators: Lori McLeod-Wilke, Timothy McLeod and Alasdair Macdonald. L165/S68 is currently known as R1b1b2a1a2e according to the 2011 ISOGG Y-SNP tree. The SNP was discovered in 2007 by Dr Jim F. Wilson of EthnoAncestry and has been designated L165 by Family Tree DNA. This subclade is heavily populated by families from the Western Highlands, but is believed by Jim Wilson to be Norse Viking.
New projects in 2009
- Aldous DNA Project established November 2009 by Ian Aldous and Debbie Kennett
- Sanders/Saunders DNA Project (FTDNA) Also Sanders/Saunders DNA Project established March 2009 by James Saunders and Justin Sanders