- "To state the obvious, no data or analyses are presented that in any way support the claim that their samples come from a new primate or human-primate hybrid," - Leonid Kruglyak of Princeton University
- "All of this suggests modern human DNA intermingled with some other contaminant" -
Family Tree DNA Genomics Research Center,
1445 North Loop West, Suite 820, Houston, TX 77008
2575 W. Bellfort St. Suite 2001, Houston, TX 77054
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
6000 Harry Hines Blvd. NA7.116, Dallas, TX 75235-9093
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Texas A&M University, Microscopy & Imaging Center, Department of Biology and Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics,
College Station, TX 77843-2257
Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843
Southwestern Institute of Forensic Sciences
2355 North Stemmons Fwy., Dallas, TX 75207
This assertion of contamination and that "no data has been presented to support these claims" calls into question the integrity of the following Universities:
Texas A&M Microscopy and Imaging Center (Performed the structural analysis using electron microscopy)
Genomics Core Laboratory at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA) (Performed the Whole Human Genome SNP analysis)
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas - (Performed - Whole Genome Sequencing)
The critics are also calling into question the submitters and their samples. I KNOW I handled my samples correctly, following EXTREMELY strict protocols to avoid contamination. I have documented this in more than one video. The DNA Study also went to great lengths to make sure to avoid contamination. Serveral of the submitters hold Doctorates, below is the list: Dr. J. Robert Alley, Dr. Igor Burtsev, Dr. Angelo Capparella, Dr. Henner Fahrenbach Dr. Al Guinn, and Dr. Samuel “Webb” Sentell. I would think these gentlemen would know how to correctly handle DNA samples. Not to mention well respected researchers to include Derek Randles. So the assertion is we all mishandled our samples, I do not think so!
The study had great detail on how the samples were handled to avoid contamination. The study has a complete subsection on the handling of the samples to avoid contamination: Prevention of DNA Contamination by Forensic Methodologies. Also remember many of the samples were not hair but blood, saliva, and a piece of flesh. The flesh was "cored" and a sample taken from the center of the flesh. This would make it completely sterile. The only way this could be contaminated is by processors inside the study or one of the University facilities mentioned above.
It is clear to me that the critics are not reading the paper or worse reading the paper and ignoring the documentation because of a personal bias. When the independent review is complete we will have our answers, until then I say again, and for the last time READ THE PAPER, provide POINT by POINT, DOCUMENTED, AND REFERENCED criticism.