Tag Archives: Autosomal DNA

23andMe’s New MUTYH-Associated Polyposis Report Looks at Risk for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Associated with MUTYH Variants – June 27, 2019

I saw this yesterday on 23andMe – 23andMe’s New MUTYH-Associated Polyposis Report Looks at Risk for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Associated with MUTYH Variants: https://blog.23andme.com/health-traits/23andmes-new-mutyh-report/. 23andMe has added a new Genetic Health Risk report* that looks at two genetic variants in … Continue reading

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23andMe V3 – V5 Upgrade Price $125

I mentioned a while back, as in August 20, 2018 – 23andMe to Offer Paid Upgrades for Earlier Chipset in the Near Future, that 23andMe was going to offer an upgrade price for those of us who had previously tested … Continue reading

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Genealogical Database Growth Slows — The DNA Geek

The past year has seen a chilling in the genetic genealogy industry: DNA kit sales are down drastically since April 2018. I don’t work for any of the testing companies, nor do I have any special insight into their official … Continue reading

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My Full mtDNA Results

In re-blogging The Legal Genealogist’s post earlier – https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/2019/06/23/why-chase-that-mtdna-the-legal-genealogist, I decided to do a separate post on my full mtDNA results. Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “Why chase that mtDNA,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 23 June … Continue reading

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Ancestry® Unveils Over 225 New Communities for Members Who Have Ties to France, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand June 19, 2019

I saw this posted on Ancestry’s blog a couple of hours ago – Ancestry® Unveils Over 225 New Communities for Members Who Have Ties to France, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2019/06/19/ancestry-unveils-over-225-new-communities-for-members-who-have-ties-to-france-canada-the-united-kingdom-australia-and-new-zealand/. At Ancestry®, we leverage the … Continue reading

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MyHeritageDNA Tests Available at Some Costco Stores in the U. K. and Iceland June 17, 2019

Update: As of sometime between last night and this afternoon (June 18, 2019), MyHeritage changed it from Ireland to Iceland. The below copy/paste had Ireland as that’s what it said when I copy/pasted it. I saw this update earlier today … Continue reading

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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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