The African Genetics Project

We've had a great response to this study – we are no longer accepting new participants.

Thank you to all participants for helping others to uncover their African roots.

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Join the African Genetics Project and help people across the world uncover their African roots.


See if you're eligible.

Why participate

Why your help is so important.

What you get

What you get by participating.

How it works

How it works. Saliva and a survey.

A little bit about us.

About us


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