Many populations used by the Population Finder BETA tool are from the work of the Human Genetic Diversity Project at the University of Stanford. Other population data from published academic work has been added. Below is a list of source papers that document the populations used.
Behar, D. M. et al (2010, June). The genome-wide structure of the jewish people. Nature 466 (7303), 238-242.
Cann, H. M. et al (2002, April). A human genome diversity cell line panel. Science (New York, N.Y.) 296 (5566), 261-262.
Rosenberg, N. A. et al (2002, December). Genetic structure of human populations. Science 298 (5602), 2381-2385.
Rosenberg, N. A. et al (2005, December). Clines, clusters, and the effect of study design on the inference of human population structure. PLoS Genet 1 (6), e70+
Teo, Y.-Y. et al (2009, November). Singapore genome variation project: A haplotype map of three southeast asian populations. Genome Research 19 (11), 2154-2162.
Alert: The Population Finder tool is currently in BETA testing. As we make adjustments to the program and populations used, your results will change.