Native american genetic typing

Christian hoffmc at rpi.edu
Thu Nov 4 13:33:55 EST 1999


I dont know if u got my e-mail, so:

here u have the e-mail and address and phonne to contact doctor pena:
spena at dcc.ufmg.br, spena at icb.ufmg.br
Sergio Danilo Junho Pena
Departamento de Bioquimica e Imunologia
Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Av. Antonio Carlos, 6627 - Pampulha
Caixa Postal 486
31270-910, Belo Horizonte, MG
Brazil
phonne: country code= 55 city code = 31 number = 499-2628


Rebecca Chiao <rchiao at reed.edu> escreveu nas notícias de
mensagem:7vnq9k$jnd at net.bio.net...
> Is anyone aware of genetic testing that could indicate that a subject's
> mother was from the Atabaskan Tribe in Alaska, as opposed to from Mexico?
>
> I am an immigration lawyer representing a woman in deportation
proceedings.
>  I am trying to follow up on a NY Times article mentioning work by Dr.
> Serfio Pena at the Federal University of Minas Gerais that categorizes
four
> main groups of native americans by genetic markings.  I have also heard
> anecdotes about eskimo ear wax and mitochondrial studies of migration but
> need to contact an actual expert.
>
> If you can think of anywhere I can look to for help, please contact me.
> Thank you.  Sincerely,  Becky Chiao
>
>
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