Tag Archives: ISOGG

TribeCode – DNA Saturdays September 5, 2020

I think TribeCode: https://www.tribecode.com/ had great potential as a DNA company, but they blew it early on. The tests are done by TeloYears: https://www.teloyears.com/home/. They offer several testing choices – Health Only ($89.00 or $99.00 regular price), Advanced Ancestry ($89.00 … Continue reading

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Some of the Disadvantages of GEDmatch – August 16, 2020

In a social media group, I saw an admin post there were no cons to using GEDmatch. This admin has a know everything attitude. Contradict them in a group they admin or are a moderator, you get booted from the … Continue reading

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LivingDNA Relative Update May 24, 2020

It’s been a long time coming, but LivingDNA has done a major update to relative matching. I had very few relatives listed on LivingDNA before today. I now have 662 matches (30/page), mostly in the U. S., but a few … Continue reading

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Comparison Between Me and My Two Nieces – AncestryDNA October 21, 2019

Today, I looked at my AncestryDNA results with my two closest matches – my sister’s two daughters. I hadn’t compared the amount of shared DNA between us before today when I was looking to see if there were new close … Continue reading

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Y-DNA Data Warehouse – New Resource October 20, 2019

Thank you to ISOGG for mentioning this resource in their Facebook group – Y-DNA Data Warehouse https://ydna-warehouse.org/. It was in reference to Genetic Genealogy Ireland 2019 that was this week-end. I think he mentioned it in his Big Y-700 presentation … Continue reading

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Be Wary When Doing DNA Comparisons Between Different Chipsets – September 22, 2019

If you go here, https://isogg.org/wiki/Autosomal_SNP_comparison_chart, you can see wide variations between different chipsets, including those within the same company. Checking 23andMe v2 chip vs. v5 chip, the amount of SNPs in common is 98,965. That’s a far cry from 500K … Continue reading

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DNAPainter Update August 31, 2019

I saw this on the ISOGG Facebook group, but here’s the link to the DNA Painter Facebook post: https://www.facebook.com/dnapainter/posts/471752216711974. I’m pleased to announce that trees are now available at DNA Painter for all registered users. A tree on DNA Painter … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) Full mtDNA Sequence Video – DNA Saturdays July 27, 2019

I saw this the other day when I logged into FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) as a new addition – https://www.familytreedna.com/my/mtdna-journey. I haven’t had much of a chance to do anything with it until tonight. However, Roberta Estes has done a great … Continue reading

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Animal DNA Testing Companies July 16, 2019

This is an update to my April 2019 post – Animal DNA Testing Companies. Some of the companies have tests on Amazon.com or GroupOn. Prices can vary significantly between the different Animal DNA companies. Also, what’s available at each company … Continue reading

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DNA.Land No Longer Showing Matches – DNA Saturdays June 29, 2019

Updated: As of August 15, 2020, the matches are showing. Updated August 31, 2019 – Update on DNA.Land Offering Matching August 30, 2019. They should start showing matches again sometime in September or October 2019. I mentioned starting a DNA … Continue reading

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