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New Y-DNA Haplogroup Q Backbone SNP Pack

DNA testing in a citizen science project like the Q-M242 Haplogroup project must be both progressive and pragmatic. Testing is progressive when it uses new technologies like BIG Y and advanced SNP packs to discover and explore new branches. It is pragmatic when it recognizes that all cannot afford the price of such tests and finds other options.

2017-05-09T15:35:18+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Q-M242|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

BIG Y Testing a Scott Surname Male Q-YP1462

The project has the opportunity to test an Native Americas male with the SCOTT surname. His Y-STR markers make him a distant match to the FREEMAN group on the Q-YP1462 branch of Q-M3. This links him to other Algonquian lineages.

2017-04-24T11:33:47+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Q-M242|Tags: , , , , |

Q-M242 Tree Updates at Family Tree DNA and ISOGG

Both Family Tree DNA and ISOGG (The International Society of Genetic Genealogy) have recently updated their trees for Y-DNA Haplogroup Q-M242. While some minor changes may be needed, this is a massive improvement. The project would like to thank Ray Banks and Katherine Borges of ISOGG and Michael Sager of Family Tree DNA for their efforts.

2017-03-28T07:48:40+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Q-M242|Tags: |