The 23andMe V2 chip was 23andMe’s second microarray chip. It is almost surely the Illumina HumanHap550 Genotyping BeadChip.
This morning, I am pushing the Encyclopedia of mtDNA Origins out into the world. Each of the requirements for it is complete. What remains is doing quality assurance work and flushing out the basic background text.
I am continuing my work on the Encyclopedia of mtDNA Origins from last time… Today, I am working on the final requirement in the project to create mtDNA pages for all named branches of our shared maternal tree. It is a list of additional resources to help the user understand and enjoy their results.
I am continuing my work on the Encyclopedia of mtDNA Origins from last time… This is a project that will create mtDNA pages for all named branches of our shared maternal tree. This time I will talk about the ninth requirement, a list of academic journal articles that mention the branch.
Today I have to do my least favorite thing as a DNA Project Administrator. I have to ask for contributions to the project's general fund.
It is time again for John Reid's Rock Star Genealogist competition. Here are my top five picks from the genetic genealogy community.
Today's news includes two new project co-administrators, an update on Q SNP Packs, and information about the new Q branch pages.
The Institute for Genetic Genealogy and the DNA Detectives group are co-sponsoring a weekend of learning this October. Speakers will cover the basics of DNA testing for genealogy, using DNA for unknown parentage (adoption), and advanced topics in mtDNA, Y-DNA, and autosomal DNA testing.
Family Tree DNA has announced that their Sizzling Summer Sale will end at Midnight (Central Time, USA) Wednesday, August 31st 2016! This means we have just 5 more days to order Family Finder autosomal DNA tests and testing bundles at sale prices.
Adam Brown is a community leader, genealogist, and genetic genealogist. One of the early members of the Jewish genetic genealogy community, he is the administrator of the Avotaynu DNA project and many others. When he isn't busy with genealogy and civic work, he takes part in scientific discovery like his recent trip to the Arctic.