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WVU Kinship Database

Kindly send an email to with the subject line "License agreement for WVU Kinship Database" to obtain the license agreement. We request you to take a print out of the license agreement, fill it, and send the scanned copy. As soon as we obtain the signed license agreement in scanned form, we will provide you with the access to our database.

NOTE: The license agreement has to be signed by faculty members or equivalent. It is not possible to accept license agreements signed by students and temporary researchers

This database is available only for research and educational purpose and not for any commercial use. If you use the database in any publications or reports, you must refer to the following papers: