Category Archives: Autosomal DNA

More 23andMe Father’s Day Connections June 10, 2019

I somehow missed this one, More 23andMe Father’s Day Connections: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-customer-stories/more-23andme-fathers-day-connections/. While fatherhood is about more than just biology, looking at how DNA connects you with your birth father and seeing the traits you share can be illuminating, and for … Continue reading

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DNA Testing the Recently Deceased — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

No one really want to think about this, but it happens. You’ve always meant to DNA test someone, and they’ve agreed, but either you didn’t order the kit, or the kit is far away from where they passed away. What … Continue reading

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Meet 23andMe’s Head of Therapeutics Kenneth Hillan

I saw this yesterday on 23andMe’s blog – Meet 23andMe’s Head of Therapeutics Kenneth Hillan: https://blog.23andme.com/research-communities/meet-23andmes-head-of-therapeutics-kenneth-hillan/. We recently sat down with Kenneth Hillan, M.B., Ch.B. 23andMe’s Head of Therapeutics, to learn more about his journey, career, and vision for Therapeutics. … Continue reading

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Live Long And Prosper: How Anne Wojcicki’s 23andMe Will Mine Its Giant DNA Database For Health And Wealth – Forbes

I saw this in my semi-regular search of Forbes articles – Live Long And Prosper: How Anne Wojcicki’s 23andMe Will Mine Its Giant DNA Database For Health And Wealth – Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/bizcarson/2019/06/06/23andme-dna-test-anne-wojcicki-prevention-plans-drug-development/. There are some serious problems with what 23andMe … Continue reading

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Updated List of DNA Tests Offered Through Helix June 6, 2019

After noticing that Geno 2.0 Next and some other DNA tests were no longer offered on Helix, I decided to do an update on what DNA tests are available through Helix. My last update for Helix tests was October 1, … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Nilanjan Chatterjee – 23andMe

I saw this on 23andMe’s blog this afternoon – A Conversation with Nilanjan Chatterjee: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-research/a-conversation-with-nilanjan-chatterjee/. This week 23andMe is hosting our third annual Genome Research Day, a meeting focused on human genomics research happening in and around the Bay Area. … Continue reading

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William Tully Brown, USMC Navajo Code Talker, Passes Over — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

USMC Veteran, William Tully Brown, Navajo Code Talker, wearing his uniform for the last time when he swabbed to provide his DNA for posterity. What a legacy this man leaves, literally from the beginning of his life to the very … Continue reading

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23andMe Scientist to Present Data on the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes at American Diabetes Association Conference

I saw this earlier today – 23andMe Scientist to Present Data on the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes at American Diabetes Association Conference: https://blog.23andme.com/23andme-research/23andme-scientist-to-present-data-on-the-genetics-of-type-2-diabetes-at-american-diabetes-association-conference/. By Eloycsia Ratliff, MPH, 23andMe Medical Education Project Manager We know that diet and exercise play … Continue reading

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Ancestry Surpasses 15 Million DNA Customers – Ancestry.com

It took Ancestry.com long enough to post it on their blog – Ancestry Surpasses 15 Million DNA Customers: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/05/31/ancestry-surpasses-15-million-dna-customers/.  I noted a while back they had posted it on their Facebook page – AncestryDNA Hits 15 Million Kits Processed May 21, … Continue reading

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Facing DNA Privacy Concerns Head-On With Informed Consent — The Genetic Genealogist

This weekend, GEDmatch changed its Terms of Service to automatically opt every one of the >1,250,000 kits in the database out of matching with any kit uploaded for law enforcement purposes. 28 more words via Facing DNA Privacy Concerns Head-On With … Continue reading

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