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The Q-Y2200 Tree & the Q-L245 SNP Pack

They talk about not being able to see the forest for the trees. For Q-Y2200, this is not our problem. We have found many of the Jewish Q trees in the forest, and we know that Q-Y2200 is one tree. The problem is that we cannot puzzle out the trees and their branches by looking at the leaves.

December 22nd, 2016|Categories: Q-M242|Tags: , |

Updating the Q-F1096 Tree & And the Unexpected Connection to the Americas

Q-F1096 has branches that reach across Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. It is also found in the Americas, which is something of a surprise. Alessandro, Vladimir, and I have been working on tree updates. Below is background on the Native Americas branches of Q-F1096 discovered in the past few years.

November 10th, 2016|Categories: Q-M242|Tags: , , , , |

Journey Across Eurasia and the Americas – Updating the Q-L53 (xM3) Tree

Q-L53 is the parent to many Y-DNA Q branches in Europe, Asia, the Americas. While its Q-M3 branch is well known as the highest frequency branch of Y-DNA Q in the Americas, it is not the only one. Many other branches have their own geographies and their own stories... I will fill in a little of the back story on two important branches within Q-L53: Q-Z780 and Q-L804.

November 8th, 2016|Categories: Q-M242|Tags: |

Updating the Native American Q-M3 Tree (P2) – Q-M242 News (6 Nov. 2016)

I am continuing from my previous post about updating the Native American Q-M3 branch of the paternal (Y-DNA) Tree. The team has been busy verifying branches and removing those that are not suitable for inclusion on a stable tree. As outlined before, we are excluding the use of Y-SNPs that are recurrent and branches that are defined only by recurrent Y-SNPs. The new Q-M3 Draft Tree is below.

November 6th, 2016|Categories: Q-M242|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Aaron Salles Torres

Aaron Salles Torres is an administrator for the I-M253, I-M223, and the Iberian I1 haplogroup projects as well as the Gonzalez DNA Surname Project and the BEMIS Y-Chromosome DNA Surname Project at Family Tree DNA. An avid genealogist, he is also a TV director, author, and animal rights advocate.

November 5th, 2016|Categories: Who is Who|Tags: , , , |