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From: Rebekah <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Re: Genographic Project in science courses
Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2006 06:01:38 -0500
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FTDNA does not give NG kits an N number until they transfer results to
FTDNA. I think that only a tiny number of NG kit holders are deciding
to convert. It is one off the things we need to work on. How do we
reach NG participants and convince them to convert?


Lawrence Mayka wrote:

>In my project, the highest-numbered Genographic transfer is N31795, so I
>suspect that only about 35,000 Genographic kits have actually been paid for
>and returned. I suspect that the 185,000 figure is merely that of swab kits
>distributed at no charge in the hope that some fraction of recipients will
>return them with payment. FTDNA offers project administrators the same
>ability to pre-order swab kits.

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