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Win a free AncestryDNA Kit

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I have one more Ancestry DNA kit to giveaway…

1. Visit my blog (you are already here)

2. Subscribe to my blog (if you are already subscribed, thank you!)

3.Email me your Name by Friday, June 22nd, 2018 by 8pm (EST) and I will reply back a number. (Where is my email address you ask? In the about me section)

4. Watch live via Instagram Live (@genes_work) on Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 at 8pm (EST) as I randomly pick one lucky number. (Can’t watch live? No problem I will repost on the blog and email the winner.)

GOOD LUCK!!!

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 54: Beyond Percentages: Doing More With Your DNA Test Results

Did you miss BlackProGen LIVE! Episode 54? Well check it out below

 

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Win a free AncestryDNA Kit

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1. Visit my blog (you are already here)

2. Subscribe to my blog (if you are already subscribed, thank you!)

3.Email me your Name by Saturday, March 17th, 2018 by 8pm (EST) and I will reply back a number. (Where is my email address you ask? In the about me section)

4. Watch live via Youtube on Sunday, March 18th, 2018 at 8pm (EST) as I randomly pick one lucky number. (Can’t watch live? No problem I will repost on the blog and email the winner.)

GOOD LUCK!!!

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Another DNA Test

image1-4I’m really excited to get my mom’s results back from Family Tree DNA, it says we have to wait like month but I hope it’s really not that long. I’ve taken one from African Ancestry, AncestryDNA and 23 and me (I know, I know I am like a serial DNA test taker lol). According to Family Tree DNA they have tested several thousand people and currently hold the largest database that allows people to connect and possibly uncover common ancestors. Family Tree DNA offers tree different DNA test, first is Family Finder: an Autosomal DNA test which finds relatives within 5 generations, it will also give you your ethnicity breakdown, similar to AncestryDNA and 23 and me. The next one is the Y-DNA: this test is only for males, want to know your paternal linage? The Y-chromosome is passed down from father to son almost unchanged, the test looks for specific markers on the Y-chromosome. The Y-DNA test has versions, each one with a different amount of markers tested. Lastly is the mtDNA: females and males can take this test, like the Y-chromosome passed down from father to son a mother passes down the Mitochondrial DNA aka mtDNA almost unchanged to her children, if you want to find your maternal linage you’ll take this test, there is also two versions of this test. I’m looking forward to what I can learn from my mom’s results as well as making new family connections, I love connecting with my DNA cousins.  Questions for the readers, Has anyone taken a DNA test from Family Tree? If so what did you think?

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