Females are tested for mitochondrial DNA lineage only. (X Chromosome)
Males are tested for both Paternal and Mitochondrial DNA lineages. (X and Y Chromosomes)
1. Presentation by Dr. Ian McKay on evolution.
2. Presentation by Ms Rajeshree Mahabeer of the National Health Laboratory Service on genetic ancestry testing.
3. DNA Testing of participants who want to be tested. At least 10 participants would be tested.
4. A museum visit about the origins of man.
To book your ticket, please follow one of the links next to the dates above.
Pre-bookings essential as attendance is limited to 60 persons.
For enquiries and additional information, email or call: firstname.lastname@example.org / 011 717 4700
Queries on DNA for individuals, can be directed to the NHLS (National Health Laboratory Service) at 011 489 9237. The NHLS is open Monday – Friday by appointment only. Please be sure to call in advance to book as a live kit is prepared. The DNA results can take 08-14 weeks to be completed and can be mailed or picked up at the NHLS in Braamfontein.