A member of my project tested before you implemented the SNP Assurance Program. Will you confirm his haplogroup?

If your project member tested before we started the SNP Assurance Program and their haplogroup [...]

Will Family Finder Project members be able to see their analytic data? Will they rely on me for all interpretation?

Part of your responsibility as a project administrator is to interpret the genetic relationships [...]

For Family Finder, there is nothing that automatically becomes public like Y-Chromosome DNA results. How can I share related discoveries with my project members?

The Family Finder test provides sensitive information about relationships. Therefore, thought must go into [...]

How can I use the Family Finder test for my surname or paternal lineage group project?

The Family Finder test has many uses within a surname or paternal lineage project. [...]

Why don’t my project members (who are Y-DNA67 perfect matches) match each other with Family Finder?

It is not unusual for the relationship to be undetected. Most Y-DNA67 exact matches [...]

Should I suggest that my group members take the Family Finder test? How do I know when to recommend Family Finder testing?

The best way for you to know what tests to suggest to project members [...]

What tools are available for group project administrators to analyze Family Finder results?

In GAP 2.0, there are two genetic report pages to help project administrators analyze [...]

What are ways that I can reach out to potential participants in my Family Finder project?

There are many ways that you can reach out to your cousins to invite [...]

When recruiting for a Family Finder project, how closely related should any two participants be?

When you are recruiting for a Family Finder project, it is important to test [...]

May any cousin join my Family Finder project? Does it matter if they are male or female?

Any cousin or suspected cousin who traces their ancestry to the project’s ancestral couple [...]

When planning a Family Finder Project, why is the number of generations back to my ancestor important?

With each generation, the amount of shared DNA and the likelihood of matching between [...]

What is the SNP Assurance Program? What is a backbone test?

In order to provide our customers with the highest level of haplogroup confidence, Family [...]

What is the FTDNATiP Calculator? How do I use it?

FTDNATiP is a program that calculates Time to the Most Recent Common Ancestor (TMRCA). [...]

Why are some haplogroups in red and others in green on the Y-DNA results chart?

Haplogroups that are in red are predicted. Haplogroups displayed in green are confirmed by [...]

What are my options for viewing Y-DNA Results?

In the GAP (group administrator page), you have three options for viewing Y-Chromosome DNA [...]