Mapping Human Migration in America

By Byron Spice - Tue, 2017-02-07 14:16  Printer-friendly version

A new study led by the genealogy company Ancestry analyzed 770,000 DNA samples to map how people moved and married in post-colonial America – weaving together genetics and geography to better understand human history. Authors of the study, published in the journal Nature Communications, include Theodore Roman, a student in the joint CMU-Pitt computational biology Ph.D. program who interned at Ancestry, and Ross Curtis, who joined Ancestry after earning his Ph.D. in computational biology at CMU in 2011.

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