How do I transfer my National Geographic Genographic Project results to FamilyTreeDNA?

You can transfer your National Geographic Genographic Project results* to FamilyTreeDNA through the secure National Geographic Genographic Project Transfers page.  To transfer your results. Go to the National […]

Will health aspects be part of the Genographic project? Will health or insurance companies have access to my information?

No. Each iteration of the National Geographic Genographic test (First Phase, 2.0, and 2.0 Next Generation) is for personal ancestry information. These tests are not medical, and results […]

Is the Geno 2.0 test a replacement for testing at FamilyTreeDNA?

No. In almost all regards, the Geno 2.0 test is complementary to FamilyTreeDNA’s tests. The exception is that positive Y-chromosome results from the Geno 2.0 test, when transferred […]

Where do I go to order the Geno 2.0 Next Generation kit?

You may order the Geno 2.0 Next Generation Genographic Project Participation and DNA Ancestry Kit from National Geographic’s Genographic Project. About: You may reach customer service […]

After testing with the National Geographic Genographic Project, what will I receive when I transfer my results to FamilyTreeDNA?

Transferring your results* from the National Geographic Genographic Project to FamilyTreeDNA is free! Once you complete the transfer process, you will receive new information through […]

What will I gain by participating in the National Geographic Genographic Next Generation project?

Testing helps you learn about your personal ancestry. Test results tell about your ancestors’ migrations and your ethnic origins. This includes: Matching to ancient populations […]

How will Genographic protect my privacy?

For privacy, each person is given a Genographic Project ID (GPID). The GPID is random and non-sequential. The project does not store any personal information […]

Who is in charge of the National Genographic project?

Spencer Wells, PhD leads The Genographic Project. He is a geneticist and an anthropologist. He is also a National Geographic explorer-in-residence. Dr. Wells works with other scientists […]