Punjabi and What?

Looking at the admixture analysis for my Harappa Ancestry Project, I count 6 Punjabis (not including my sister and I). Let’s average those six and compare them to me and my sister. Ancestral Pop Average Punjabi Me My sister NSA1 NSA2 South Asian 46% 38% 35% 7% 7% Balochistan/Caucasus 35% 35% 34% 32% 30% Kalash… Continue reading Punjabi and What?

Harappa Clustering

As I had computed the admixture percentages for myself, my sister and other participants in my Harappa Ancestry Project, I decided to do some clustering analysis on them to see which persons clustered together. The resulting tree for a hierarchical clustering is as follows. It shows which persons are the most similar. I am HRP0001… Continue reading Harappa Clustering

My Harappa Project Results

I have been blogging up a storm on Harappa Ancestry Project with more than 50 posts since I last linked to it. Let’s see what I have found out about myself there. Here are the admixture results for me and my sister: Me My sister South Asian 37.9% 34.8% Balochistan/Caucasus 34.7% 34.2% Southwest Asian 9.8%… Continue reading My Harappa Project Results

Harappa Ancestry Project Update

I have got 25 participants to the Harappa Ancestry Project now. But we still need more especially from the Hindi belt. I have been detailing the datasets I am using: HapMap Human Genome Diversity Project (HGDP) Singapore Genome Variation Project Behar et al Data Xing et al Data Reference Dataset I Reference Dataset II I… Continue reading Harappa Ancestry Project Update

Harappa Project New Site

As several people had asked, I have set up a separate website for the Harappa Ancestry Project at http://www.harappadna.org/. I am keeping a link to the new site on the top menu bar here titled Harappa DNA. I might also crosspost some items from the project here. I have also set up a Facebook page… Continue reading Harappa Project New Site

Harappa Ancestry Project

I have become interested (some would say obsessed) with genetics recently. I wrote about getting my DNA test done and there’s a lot more about my own results that I plan to bore you with. One fun application of genetic testing is inferring ancestry: Which ancestral group are you descended from? Can we estimate the… Continue reading Harappa Ancestry Project