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A Testing Company: We are the first and only genetic service available directly to you that includes reports that meet FDA standards.
Educational Blog on DNA
Using DNA for Genealogy and Family History can generate a lot of questions, and in this video Diahan answers some of the most common and shares three of the most common misconceptions about using DNA for family history. Video interview with Diaham Southard: 9:57 minutes
A Testing Company: Offers autosomal testing only.
International Society of Genetic Genealogy Wiki compares the features of various testing companies.
ISOGG: This guide provides advice on some points to consider before you buy a DNA test.
ISOGG: There are a number of points to consider when choosing a DNA testing company which sells direct to consumer kits.
Genetic genealogy, laws affecting family history, Texas history and records, and technological topics with a slant toward the professional and advanced researcher
Genetic genealogy is a world full of promise, but it changes rapidly and can be confusing. People need to understand how to use the numerous tools available to us to unravel our ancestral history.
A Closed DNA Facebook Group with over 50,000 members and growing. Genetic genealogy group focused on using DNA to find biological family for adoptees, foundlings, donor-conceived individuals, unknown paternity and all other types of unknown parentage cases - recent and more distant.
This nonprofit site run by academics affiliated with Columbia University and the New York Genome Center.
A Testing Company: Offers yNDA, mtDNA and autosomal (atDNA) tests.
GEDmatch provides DNA and genealogical analysis tools for amateur and professional researchers and genealogists. Most tools are free, but we do provide some premium tools for users who wish to help support us with contributions. You will need to upload DNA and / or genealogical (GEDCOM) data to make use of the tools here. Registration requires your name, email and password.
A Closed Facebook Group: Genetic Genealogy Tips & Techniques is a place to discuss topics in DNA ranging from beginner to advanced.
Using DNA for Genealogy and Family History can seem daunting, but it's actually easy to get started with Your DNA Guide at Genealogy Gems Diahan Southard. Video: 8.16 minutes
The mission of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy is to: Advocate for and educate about the use of genetics as a tool for genealogical research while promoting a supportive network for genetic genealogists.
Get your genetic genealogy questions answered at this easy-to-use educational site sponsored by ISOGG.
A Closed Facebook Group: Over 13,000 members... "The mission of the International Society of Genetic Genealogy is to advocate for and educate about the use of genetics as a tool for genealogical research, and promote a supportive network for genetic genealogists."
"All of our guides, recommendations, and comparison tools are written by experts within Genetics."
A Testing Project: Since its launch in 2005, National Geographic’s Genographic Project has used advanced DNA analysis and worked with indigenous communities to help answer fundamental questions about where humans originated and how we came to populate the Earth.
The website of The Villages Genealogical Society Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group.