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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 lgmayka
5th December 2016 10:16 AM 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.
by Sir XII
4th December 2016 09:23 PM 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 serowe
5th December 2016 06:42 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.
by Lucky
5th December 2016 05:46 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.
by Armando
5th December 2016 04:36 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.
1st December 2016 04:21 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 keigh
5th December 2016 07:53 PM 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.
5th December 2016 06:59 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.
by Armando
29th November 2016 08:17 AM 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.
All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
by GST
4th December 2016 10:55 AM Go to last post
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All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
6th November 2016 04:31 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.
by FredH
3rd December 2016 12:54 PM 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.
3rd December 2016 03:01 PM Go to last post
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This area is for talk about BIG Y results.
2nd December 2016 03:37 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.
by MMaddi
2nd December 2016 04:00 PM Go to last post
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Users can exchange information here on Y-DNA testing, results, and questions.
18th November 2016 02:08 PM 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.
27th November 2016 12:59 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.
5th December 2016 04:34 AM Go to last post
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by josh w.
5th December 2016 09:21 PM Go to last post
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Advanced discussion about Family Tree DNA's Family Finder Product.
4th December 2016 01:47 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.
4th December 2016 08:00 PM Go to last post
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Advanced topics about X-Chromosome matching and anthropologic blocks based on SNPs and/or STRs.
28th November 2016 02:11 PM Go to last post
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Group Administrators Forums
4th December 2016 06:04 PM Go to last post
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Discussion forum for Project Group Administrators. Exchange experiences, ideas and interpretation of results.
22nd November 2016 01:26 PM Go to last post
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20th November 2016 03:09 PM Go to last post
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Y-DNA Haplogroup Project Forums
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mtDNA Haplogroup Project Forums
10th December 2015 11:54 AM Go to last post
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8th April 2015 04:23 PM Go to last post
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Y-DNA Lineage and Surname Project Forums
A forum for the Bruce DNA project
28th June 2016 01:29 AM Go to last post
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This is a private forum for the BAIRD / BARD / BEARD surname project.
28th February 2014 09:44 AM Go to last post
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26th April 2007 01:24 PM Go to last post
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This is a private forum for all the Davenport that are interested in finding more about the Davenport DNA Project.
15th November 2016 06:21 PM Go to last post
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by aldoane
13th December 2008 10:26 PM Go to last post
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by 1798
21st September 2013 03:08 PM Go to last post
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by sjd
7th September 2009 11:01 AM Go to last post
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7th July 2007 04:10 PM Go to last post
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This is a private forum for all the Glover that are interested in finding more about the Glover DNA Project.
14th April 2010 04:35 PM Go to last post
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Harmon DNA Project Forum
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9th June 2006 09:37 AM Go to last post
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5th July 2016 11:13 AM Go to last post
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20th November 2016 08:39 AM Go to last post
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26th April 2007 01:21 PM Go to last post
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This is a forum for all members of Phillips DNA Projects
by admin
21st February 2009 11:06 AM Go to last post
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Price DNA Surname Project Forum
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by Stevo
14th July 2016 09:53 PM Go to last post
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For the Still Surname Project. http://www.familytreedna.com/public/Still/default.aspx
7th November 2016 05:48 PM Go to last post
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This is a private forum for all the Thompson that are interested in finding more about the Thompson DNA Project.
13th October 2011 10:45 AM Go to last post
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9th June 2006 09:13 AM Go to last post
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by LeahW
25th September 2006 04:22 PM Go to last post
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Geographic Project Forums
8th November 2015 10:20 PM Go to last post
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7th June 2015 10:19 PM Go to last post
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20th November 2016 11:59 PM Go to last post
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Scandinavian Y-DNA project forum
8th May 2016 12:06 AM Go to last post
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Archives
Cast your vote - what Family Tree Software do you use?
16th November 2013 09:39 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 06:01 PM Go to last post
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