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The Genetic Genealogist By Blaine Bettinger

Member Since 2008 of the Science Community

Recent Posts

Testing Artifacts to Obtain DNA Evidence for Genealogical Research »

Posted Nov 19, 2018

Using Semi-Anonymous Genetic Data in Genealogical Conclusions »

Posted Oct 07, 2018

Introducing “DNA Match Labeling” – A Sorting Mechanism for AncestryDNA Matches! »

Posted Sep 16, 2018

AncestryDNA Revises Ethnicity Estimates »

Posted Sep 12, 2018

DNA Central is Live! »

Posted Jun 30, 2018

Board for Certification of Genealogists: Comments Sought for Proposed DNA Standards »

Posted May 24, 2018

Heteroplasmies and Poly-Cytosine Stretches – An mtDNA Case Study »

Posted Apr 21, 2018

Informed Consent Agreement and Beneficiary Agreement »

Posted Feb 16, 2018

DNA Central! A New DNA Resource Launching April 2018! »

Posted Jan 25, 2018

TGG’s Top Posts in 2017 »

Posted Dec 31, 2017

A Small Segment Round-Up »

Posted Dec 29, 2017

An X-DNA Case Study »

Posted Nov 22, 2017

How Many Segments Do You Share? »

Posted Oct 29, 2017

Using Shared Matches – A Quick Example »

Posted Oct 08, 2017

Inheritance of DNA Segments »

Posted Oct 04, 2017

Sharing Large Segments With a Match Does Not Validate Small Segments Shared With That Match »

Posted Sep 03, 2017

August 2017 Update to the Shared cM Project »

Posted Aug 26, 2017

Analyzing Segment Frequency at GEDmatch »

Posted Aug 13, 2017

Thinking About a BigY Test at Family Tree DNA? »

Posted Aug 02, 2017

The Effect of Phasing on Reducing False Distant Matches (Or, Phasing a Parent Using GEDmatch) »

Posted Jul 26, 2017