These publications are examples of research made possible with data from CanPath and its regional cohorts.


On the genes, genealogies, and geographies of Quebec

Authors: Luke Anderson-Trocmé, Dominic Nelson, Shadi Zabad, Alex Diaz-Papkovich, Ivan Kryukov, Nikolas Baya, Mathilde Touvier, Ben Jeffery, Christian Dina, Hélène Vézina, Jerome Kelleher, Simon Gravel

Researchers used historical records and genetic data from 20,451 CARTaGENE participants to create a detailed model of French Canadian ancestry. They found that the population’s structure has changed, particularly influenced by geographic factors and river networks. Their simulated genetic dataset is available for further research.

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