Category Archives: FamilyTree DNA

GenCove To Discontinue Offering Invidiuals DNA Testing June 15 2018

I found out GenCove was shutting down individual accounts and no longer allowing new accounts after June 15, 2018 when I logged in GenCove a few days ago. Here’s the direct link to the announcement: https://medium.com/the-seeq-blog/sunsetting-gencove-for-individuals-7d24f951193c You still have time … Continue reading

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MapS Phasing DNA Analysis

Update: It finally downloaded and am in the process of trying to get it to run. My Anti-Virus program keeps running a scan and finding nothing, but so far hasn’t let me do a lot with it yet. It may … Continue reading

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YSearch and MitoSearch to Close Down

As reported on the FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) forum, http://forums.familytreedna.com/showthread.php?p=451722, both YSearch and MitoSearch are shutting down. Ysearch and Mitosearch going out of business Hello all, I wanted to let you know that it looks like Ysearch and Mitosearch are finally … Continue reading

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MyHeritage DNA Adoptee Campaign Over

Update May 5, 2018: Added waiting list information and the free transfer if you tested elsewhere. MyHeritage ran a campaign to provide 15,000 DNA kits to adoptees. The campaign closed recently with over 17,000 people signing up. Over the next … Continue reading

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BillionGraves Million in May 2018 Madness

As mentioned on the BillionGraves blog, http://blog.billiongraves.com/2018/04/million-more-in-may-starts-now/. and runs through the end of May – Contest begins May 1, 2018, and ends May 31, 2018, @ 11:59 pm GMT (That’s 6 pm MST). The Million More in May Competition is … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA Day Sale Ends April 28, 2018

Updated April 20, 2018 to include additional information for Y-500 sale price if you have Y-111 results. FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) announced its DNA Day Sale.  The following items are on sale: Family Finder (autosomal test) $49 (regular price $79). mtFull … Continue reading

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Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) Y-500 Update

Updated April 20, 2018 –  Big-Y shows as completed yesterday, but checking to see if it has updated. I mentioned in a Facebook post about Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) was in the process of doing Y-500 for those who did … Continue reading

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