DNA

 

 

Information & Examples

DNA Case Study Examples
DNAeXplained  blog with commentary and current articles on DNA for genetic genealogy
Example of DNA Test Results 
GEDmatch  tools to help you compare genealogies and DNA test results
Genetic Genealogy Ireland YouTube channel  with presentations from the 2015 conference
International Society of Genetic Genealogy  a good place to find out about DNA for genealogy
Kevin Duerinck’s Page  Results of over 800 Y chromosome DNA tests and results
Kitty Cooper’s blog on DNA testing  Great information for anyone using DNA to augment their genealogy researchof the Duerinck family study
Map of human mitochondrial DNA 
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) Human Genome Resources 
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) 
Rootsweb’s DNA message board
University of Utah’s Genetic Science Learning Center
Walker Y study test results

Labs for DNA Testing

23 and Me  Autosomal family DNA testing service offering both health and genealogy reports, largest autosomal database
Ancestry DNA  Autosomal DNA testing intergrated with your ancestry account
Family Tree DNA  Genetic genealogy company offering autosomal DNA, YDNA,
MyHeritage  Social networking and genealogy website’s DNA testing service
National Geographic’s Genographic Project  Old project tracking migration patterns worldwide
National Geographic Geno 2.0  SNP tests from autosomal, X, Y and MDT
National Geographic’s Information on Geno 2.0FMS (full mitochondrial sequence) and mtDNA tests
Oxford Ancestors  British DNA testing service, pioneer in DNA testing

Reference

Beginners Guide to Genetic Genealogy
DNA and Social Networking  Book by Debbie Kennett, published in 2012
Genetic Genealogist Blog  Keep up-to-date on the latest news on the big testing companies
Trace Your Roots with DNA: Use Your DNA to Complete Your Family Tree  Book by Megan Smolenyak, published in 2004

Searchable Databases

mitosearch  public database of mitochondrial DNA test results
ybase  Y chromosome test participants from multiple studies, transferred to FamilyTreeDNA in 2011

Family Health History

Information and Free Tools

Genetics Home Reference  Guide to understanding genetic conditions
National Society of Genetic Counselors
Surgeon General  My Family Health Portrait web based tool

Commercial Tools

Legacy Family Tree
Progeny Software

Death Certificates

Obtaining US Death Certificates