Tag Archives: Genes for Good

Several DNA Companies Are Asking for Help with COVID-19 Surveys – May 20, 2020

Over the last month or so, a number of DNA companies – AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritageDNA, etc., have asked for help filling out surveys for COVID-19 or are helping out with COVID-19 in other ways. Here are a few examples: https://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2020/04/22/ancestry-invites-its-members-to-help-advance-research-to-fight-covid-19/ Continue reading

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Mississippi State University – Featured Vlogger of the Week December 18, 2019

Standard Disclaimer: I attended 3 semesters at Mississippi State University decades ago. I did not graduate, but hope to do so one day. For this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week, I chose Mississippi State University (MSU) – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2sy9N6_k1C2ba_C0HxBqQg. Some … Continue reading

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Genes for Good – Featured Vlogger of the Week December 11, 2019

For this week’s Featured Vlogger of the Week, I chose Genes for Good https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDU9fpDckFWyLUFlilqI3Ow. It may seem an odd choice, but I think it’s needs some attention. Some basic stats of Genes for Good’s YouTube channel – joined around September … Continue reading

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Introduction to the First Set of Ancestry Results – YouTube Video Genes for Good

I saw this on YouTube not too long ago – Introduction to the First Set of Ancestry Results – YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDuMyE4mtqo (about 2:57 minutes long).

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DNA.Land Terms of Consent – October 2, 2019

Here are DNA.Land’s Terms of Consent – https://dna.land/. I am not a fan of imputation which DNA.Land and some other DNA companies are using. Imputation has a bad habit of imputing incorrectly. It’s better to go with what raw data … Continue reading

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DNA.Land May Soon Add Matching Back August 27, 2019

A blogger I follow posted a comment that DNA.Land – https://dna.land/ would soon (several weeks was the time frame mentioned in the comment) be showing matches again. It was sent in an e-mail and when I went to look for the … Continue reading

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Sano Genetics – Chance to Win a Free DNA Kit Or Upload Your Raw Data for Free

Sano Genetics – https://sanogenetics.com/dna-kit is a U. K. company that is offering a contest to get a free DNA kit. They will also be selling DNA kits soon; no word on price . In addition, you can upload your DNA raw … Continue reading

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Current October 2018 DNA Sales

Last updated mid afternoon of October 31, 2018 (Happy Halloween) ; updated October 30, 2018: Dante Labs has one test on sale for $399.00 (regular price is $899.00, but often on sale for $599.00 and made other prices as needed; … Continue reading

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ISOGG Autosomal SNP comparison chart

ISOGG, https://isogg.org, has updated its autosomal SNP comparison chart: https://isogg.org/wiki/Autosomal_SNP_comparison_chart. The chart compares the following DNA companies and chip sets: AncestryDNA (v1 and v2 chips); FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA), 23andMe (v2, v3, v4, and v5 chips), Genes for Good, LivingDNA, MyHeritageDNA, … Continue reading

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GeneJar DNA Beta Test

Updated September 14, 2018 to indicate those companies that offered at least some free apps, reports, tests, or items. In many cases, a company may offer a mix of free and paid items. I ran across GeneJar, https://genejar.com/, through some other … Continue reading

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