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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 BBA64
20th June 2016 10:52 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.
25th June 2016 11:03 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 CTCoons
20th June 2016 03:22 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 lgmayka
24th June 2016 03:39 AM 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 Sara291
25th June 2016 08:31 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.
by rmm0484
23rd June 2016 08:00 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 Sara291
25th June 2016 08:07 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.
by rmm0484
23rd June 2016 07:49 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 wombat
18th June 2016 09:19 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.
All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
25th June 2016 10:01 AM Go to last post
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All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
by Kuj643
25th June 2016 05:22 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.
25th June 2016 12:38 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 fostert
25th June 2016 11:12 AM Go to last post
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This area is for talk about BIG Y results.
23rd June 2016 12:06 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 Kuj643
25th June 2016 09:31 PM Go to last post
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Users can exchange information here on Y-DNA testing, results, and questions.
22nd June 2016 06:16 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.
by Armando
25th June 2016 11:50 AM 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 gatty
24th June 2016 08:53 PM Go to last post
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by Lassie
26th June 2016 01:39 AM Go to last post
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Advanced discussion about Family Tree DNA's Family Finder Product.
by hfp43
25th June 2016 03:51 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 Juanita
25th June 2016 09:17 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 waleeed
10th February 2016 03:21 AM Go to last post
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Group Administrators Forums
by T0pcat
19th June 2016 02:49 AM Go to last post
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Discussion forum for Project Group Administrators. Exchange experiences, ideas and interpretation of results.
17th June 2016 02:55 PM Go to last post
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29th May 2016 09:26 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 10:54 AM Go to last post
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8th April 2015 03:23 PM Go to last post
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Y-DNA Lineage and Surname Project Forums
A forum for the Bruce DNA project
16th February 2016 09:29 PM 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
28th November 2014 10:13 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
8th November 2015 09:20 PM Go to last post
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7th June 2015 09:19 PM Go to last post
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16th April 2016 08:21 AM Go to last post
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Scandinavian Y-DNA project forum
7th May 2016 11:06 PM 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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