I transferred my Y-STRs to FamilyTreeDNA, why did some of my marker values change?

FamilyTreeDNA and Sorenson Labs use different standards to report four STR (short tandem repeat) marker values. After you transfer your results, we convert them to FamilyTreeDNA’s standard. The four markers that will change are DYS441, DYS442, Y-GATA-A10, and Y-GATA-H4.

After I transfer Y-DNA results, what are my options for upgrading with FamilyTreeDNA?

After you transfer your Y-DNA results to FamilyTreeDNA, you may: Order the Y-DNA33/25 or Y-DNA46/37 marker completion panel (if you have not yet done so). Upgrade to higher Y-DNA testing levels. Order other tests we […]

How do I take part in the FamilyTreeDNA Y-DNA Transfer program?

You may take part in the FamilyTreeDNA Y-DNA Transfer program by following these steps. Go to the Y-DNA Transfer page. Select the transfer package that is right for you, and click on the Order Now […]

How will potential transfers learn about FamilyTreeDNA’s Y-DNA Transfer program? As a project administrator, how may I reach out to those who may wish to use the Y-DNA Transfer to join my project?

Promoting the Y-DNA Transfer program depends on the efforts of project administrators. Your method for reaching out to potential transfers will vary. Here are some ideas. Update your project’s Public Project Website with information about […]

If my Y-DNA STR results include micro-alleles, will they be transferred?

If you have a micro-allele value for one of the STRs that you transfer, it will not be included as a micro-allele.

Which companies’ Y-DNA results qualify for the current transfer offer?

Y-DNA results from any company that uses Sorenson Labs qualify for the current Y-DNA Transfer program.

What is the FamilyTreeDNA Y-DNA STR Transfer program?

The Y-DNA Transfer program is the opportunity for those who previously Y-DNA tested at a Sorenson Genomics lab-based company to take part in FamilyTreeDNA Group Projects and to retest at FamilyTreeDNA. Transfer customers may choose a […]