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Family Tree DNA Communications
Announcements of changes at Family Tree DNA and to the FTDNA website. This is also for general communications by FTDNA staff.
by teyoung
29th October 2014 08:18 PM Go to last post
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This forum is for customers to talk about features they would like to see. It may also be used to report potential website issues and account bugs, though you will get faster service by sending those to helpdesk@familytreedna.com.
30th October 2014 07:02 AM Go to last post
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This is a good place for chatting about off topic subjects and just having fun together. Keep the humor PG13 and things friendly please.
by 1798
25th October 2014 02:24 PM Go to last post
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This is a place for free and open grumbling, griping, and venting about anything and everything about DNA, companies, and genealogy that irks you. You may even come here to complain about the Forums and how they are run.
29th October 2014 09:19 PM Go to last post
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General Interest
Everything you wanted to know about DNA and Genealogy but didn't know where to ask. This board is open to customers and visitors.
29th October 2014 09:42 PM Go to last post
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How DNA helped solve a family brick wall. We encourage you to publish your story here. This board is open to customers and visitors.
29th October 2014 08:40 PM Go to last post
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This is a forum for adoptees and descendants of adoptees to share their research experiences and exchange information as well as tips. This board is open to customers and visitors.
by Jackd
29th October 2014 11:49 AM Go to last post
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For talk of scientific papers on population genetics, archaeology, and anthropology related to DNA and personal ancestry testing.
by 1798
29th October 2014 02:54 PM Go to last post
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Do you have results from Genographic? Are you considering testing with them? This board is open to customers and visitors.
9th October 2014 03:29 PM Go to last post
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Maternal Lineages (mtDNA)
Direct maternal lineages can be traced with a mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) test. Children, both male and female, inherit their mtDNA from their mothers. MtDNA testing can be used as evidence in genealogy and for personal ethnic ancestry. It is commonly used in studies to show migrations of population groups across time and geography.
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18th October 2014 09:59 AM Go to last post
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by LynCra
27th October 2014 01:26 PM Go to last post
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Users can exchange advanced information here on mtDNA testing, results, and questions. You must register and sign in to view or post in this forum.
29th October 2014 04:47 AM Go to last post
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Paternal Lineages (Y-DNA)
Direct paternal lineages are traced with Y-DNA tests from the male Y-Chromosome. Y-DNA testing lends itself to recent surname studies, personal ethnic ancestry testing, and the study of historic connections between populations and geography.
This is an area for those who are new to DNA testing for genealogy can ask about Y-DNA STR based tests and their test results. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
by 1798
30th October 2014 04:20 AM Go to last post
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This area is for talk about BIG Y results.
by Teresh
27th October 2014 04:30 PM Go to last post
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This forum is for those new to personal ancestry testing on the direct paternal line with Y-DNA SNP tests. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
29th October 2014 10:59 AM Go to last post
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Users can exchange information here on Y-DNA testing, results, and questions.
by dna
16th October 2014 12:51 AM Go to last post
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Users can talk about SNP based tests such as single SNP testing by Sanger sequencing, Geno 2.0 chip based testing, and next-generation sequencing tests like BIG Y.
by efgen
24th October 2014 02:26 PM Go to last post
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Universal Lineage Testing (Autosomal DNA)
Using autosomal DNA allows genealogists to match cousins and close relatives from all of their family lines. Autosomal DNA also allows those interested in personal ethnic origins to discover connections to geographic based ethnic groups in recent and distant times.
by dna
30th October 2014 02:55 AM Go to last post
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by Armando
27th October 2014 12:30 PM Go to last post
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Advanced discussion about Family Tree DNA's Family Finder Product.
by dna
28th October 2014 07:02 PM Go to last post
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The X-Chromosome
The X-Chromosome is the female sex chromosome. Men inherit a single X from their mother while Women inherit one X from their mother and one X from their father.
This forum is for newbie topics about the X-Chromosome. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
by Lincoln
20th October 2014 05:32 AM Go to last post
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Advanced topics about X-Chromosome matching and anthropologic blocks based on SNPs and/or STRs.
by mabrams
25th October 2014 07:26 PM Go to last post
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Group Administrators Forums
by efgen
24th October 2014 01:41 PM Go to last post
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Discussion forum for Project Group Administrators. Exchange experiences, ideas and interpretation of results.
30th October 2014 06:54 AM Go to last post
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by TaylorT
29th October 2014 10:47 AM Go to last post
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Y-DNA Haplogroup Project Forums
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mtDNA Haplogroup Project Forums
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15th October 2014 02:02 PM Go to last post
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by fmoakes
25th May 2014 05:05 PM Go to last post
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Y-DNA Lineage and Surname Project Forums
A forum for the Bruce DNA project
by flanged
8th February 2014 06:53 AM Go to last post
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This is a private forum for the BAIRD / BARD / BEARD surname project.
28th February 2014 08:44 AM Go to last post
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by Stevo
6th September 2014 09:34 AM Go to last post
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For the Still Surname Project. http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Still/default.aspx
28th August 2014 05:55 PM Go to last post
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Geographic Project Forums
16th July 2014 10:24 AM Go to last post
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by cacmbf
29th May 2014 01:39 PM Go to last post
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by roykeys
25th April 2014 12:10 PM Go to last post
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Scandinavian Y-DNA project forum
24th May 2014 12:55 AM Go to last post
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Archives
Cast your vote - what Family Tree Software do you use?
16th November 2013 08:39 AM Go to last post
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This forum was for the historic Batching process at Family Tree DNA. As batches as such are now primarily an accounting function, this forum has been closed to new posts.
by KATM
21st November 2013 05:01 PM Go to last post
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