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The CHIC DNA Repository for Gordon Setters

Thank you Jerold S Bell, DVM, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, N. Grafton, MA for your permission to reprint this article.

This article first appeared in the November 2006 TarTan Gordon Setter Club newsletter. 750 more words


Genetic ancestry- how do we figure out who we are?

Personalized medicine, precision medicine, direct-to-consumer genetic tests… all of these are hot topics currently. On the heels of my post on direct-to-consumer genetic testing, I started wondering exactly how 23andMe determined genetic ancestry using our DNA. 484 more words

Genetic Test

Privacy is Dead, Invasive Technology is Here to Stay

Imagine a world where mosquito-sized robots fly around stealing samples of your DNA. Or where a department store knows from your buying habits that you’re pregnant even before your family does. 556 more words

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

You’ve probably heard of 23andMe. Until recently, they provided direct-to-consumer genetic testing. However, at the moment, they are no longer providing health-related genetic reports ( 585 more words


I bought a FTDNA test. Now what?

Congratulations, you’ve taken the first step in bringing your family’s story to the next level!  Whether you bought a Family Finder, mtDNA or YDNA test, there are a few things you will want to do to get off on the right foot. 1,006 more words

Genetic Genealogy