Genetic genealogy 2001
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See also Timeline:Genetic genealogy 1980 to 1989 January 1987 Mitochondrial DNA etc.
James LeVoy Sorenson starts Relative Genetics - initially to handle samples from the Molecular Genealogy Research Project (MGRP) (also known as the BYU (Brigham Young University) project, now SMGF (Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation) project).
James F. Wilson, Deborah A. Weiss, Martin Richards, Mark G. Thomas, Neil Bradman, and David B. Goldstein. Genetic evidence for different male and female roles during cultural transitions in the British Isles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 2001 Volume 98, number 9, pp5078-5083. A study of Y-chromosome and mtDNA data in Orkney, Scotland.
Family Tree DNA reported that they ended the year with about 100 surname projects.
Note: Would like data from other companies to include here.
- Kevin Duerinck. FTDNA now 21 markers. Message posted on the Genealogy DNA mailing list, 5 November 2001.