Major Events of the Jewish Diaspora Can be Seen in the Genomes of the Jewish People

Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 12:30 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Through the use of sophisticated genomic analysis, researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center have found that the genetic influences of the Jewish people have retained their genetic coherence, as well as their cultural and religious traditions, even as Jewish communities migrated from the Middle East into Europe, North Africa and across the world according to a new study in the American Journal of Human Genetics.

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