Tag Archives: BIG Y

BIG Y Results, Whereforth Art Thou?

For those who don’t know me, I believe poor customer service is unnecessary and it usually happens because people are willing to tolerate it. Amazing how fast a company improves its customer service when enough people make it clear they … Continue reading

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BIG Y, The Journey Continues, Part 3

Update on results. Between Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon, my kit moved out of the Quality Control stage. It appears to have passed that check point and is slowly making it way through the next round of testing. Add text … Continue reading

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DNA Update – $1K Genome Coming

Debbie of http://cruwys.blogspot.com mentioned this article about $1,000 genome sequencing http://nextgenseek.com/2014/01/illumina-s-hiseq-x-ten-and-nextseq-press-release and someone else mentioned a similar article http://nextgenseek.com/2014/01/illumina-announces-new-sequencers-hiseqx-nextseq-500-at-jpm-2014 No word on when it will become commercially available for testing or which companies will use it. Current pricing for a full genome test runs around … Continue reading

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BIG Y, The Journey Continues, Part 2

An update to my BIG Y journey. It started with this blog post BIG Y. I logged into FTDNA today and checked Pending Results. I was not expecting anything new, but do have a bit of OCD so I check Pending … Continue reading

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BIG Y – The Journey Begins, Part 1

Several weeks ago I upgraded my Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) test and added the BIG Y. It is the newest Y-DNA test available. The results won’t be posted until late February. I haven’t seen numbers on how many people ordered … Continue reading

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BIG Y – The Journey Begins, Part 1

Several weeks ago I upgraded my Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) test and added the BIG Y. It is the newest Y-DNA test available. The results won’t be posted until late February. I haven’t seen numbers on how many people ordered … Continue reading

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Update on Native American Q and C Haplogroup BIG Y Fundraising

Roberta Estes posted an update on the results of the fundraising.  They were hoping to raise enough money to fund 2 kits for each project. Thanks to 45 contributors, they raised enough to fund 7.5 kits and the admins funded … Continue reading

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