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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.
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Updated Chromosome Browser
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 may get faster service by sending those through the Open a Request feature found in the Customer Service link at the top of the forum page.
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1,309 7,679
Problems with myFamilyTree updates
This is a good place for chatting about off topic subjects and just having fun together. Keep the humor PG13 and things friendly please.
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277 4,195
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.
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1,059 12,592
Current Y-DNA batch# ?
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.
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5,489 53,822
How DNA helped solve a family brick wall. We encourage you to publish your story here. This board is open to customers and visitors.
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284 2,783
Success after 15 years
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.
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245 2,089
Ethics of DNA NPE/adoption exposure
by ec1970
For talk of scientific papers on population genetics, archaeology, and anthropology related to DNA and personal ancestry testing.
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350 1,899
Do you have results from Genographic? Are you considering testing with them? This board is open to customers and visitors.
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621 10,114
H1n maternal haplogroup
Maternal Lineages (mtDNA)
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216 1,408
Can you top my 60 mtDNA matches?
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Last Post: Basic vs Full
152 892
Basic vs Full
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.
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Last Post: T1a1
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Paternal Lineages (Y-DNA)
This area is for talk about BIG Y results.
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353 3,964
Big Y: Which Markers Tested Negative
by Ericjle
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.
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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.
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Is there a Y-NDA group for R-M269?
by keigh
Users can exchange information here on Y-DNA testing, results, and questions.
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Last Post: y67 gd/5 match!
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y67 gd/5 match!
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.
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270 2,886
FTDNA111 to YSEQ116 upgrade test
Universal Lineage Testing (Autosomal DNA)
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Jewish ancestry?
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Last Post: Curious Matches
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Curious Matches
Advanced discussion about Family Tree DNA's Family Finder Product.
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2,359 30,967
DNA Hlogroups from Family Finder matches
by keigh
The X-Chromosome
This forum is for newbie topics about the X-Chromosome. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
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Male with massive X-match - error?
Advanced topics about X-Chromosome matching and anthropologic blocks based on SNPs and/or STRs.
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Last Post: X-DNA bug
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X-DNA bug
Group Administrators Forums
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Last Post: March Conference
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March Conference
Discussion forum for Project Group Administrators. Exchange experiences, ideas and interpretation of results.
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Jim Barrett
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Contacting individual members
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Oliver Newbie
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JOHNSTON Phylogenetic Tree
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Which ancient British group?
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  • ec1970
    Ethics of DNA NPE/adoption exposure
    I am the result of an NPE event. As far as I know it is still a secret. I know exactly who my bio-father is, and every year closer and closer relatives of his show up on the various DNA services as close cousins of mine. I wonder what people generally think is the right thing to do in the case where...
    25th January 2018, 06:38 PM
  • dtvmcdonald
    Success after 15 years
    This is Doug McDonald, the group admin for the Donald USA project. I joined the project right at the beginning, hoping to find my long-lost McDonald ancestor (1818-1901. On New Years Day 2019 I finally succeeded! Using both paper trails and DNA I found two more generations. I've taken every DNA test
    12th January 2019, 03:19 PM
  • Joy Davis
    Is there a Y-NDA group for R-M269?
    Joy Davis
    I was just wondering if I could get in contact with other people who are of the Y-DNA group R-M269. thanks
    12th January 2019, 01:26 PM
  • LenaBristrand
    Problems with myFamilyTree updates
    I have two or maybe three major problems with updating the information in myFamilyTree:
    1) Today suddenly it did no longer work to add single new persons to the tree. The first person was OK, but then it stopped working. (I have reloaded the web window, Microsoft Edge, several times, and will...
    10th January 2019, 07:07 AM
  • kRt
    Current Y-DNA batch# ?
    What Y-DNA batch numbers have been recently completed? Which batches are 'in progress' with associated start dates? It would be nice to see some kind of progress log. I have mine in batch 721 that wasn't yet completed.
    4th April 2017, 09:35 AM