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British Romany Genetic Ancestry Project
Posted by: Matt Sears (ID *****4965) Date: February 20, 2011 at 00:58:15
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I am currently carrying out research into the Romany Gypsy community of the Britain. Collaborating with the University of Leicester we plan to collect a large number of DNA samples from males with documented Gypsy surnames originating in the British Isles. The findings will help us better understand the origins of Britain's Gypsy/Romany peoples, the data will be used in comparision with existing European populations.If you would like to take part in the study, please email me on mattsears53@googlemail.com for more details of how to take part in this free project, including a potted version of the male line you are proposing to sample.
Looking forward to hearing from you and hopefully your participation in this unique project.




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