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Genetic Genealogy


2:00PM - 3:00PM

Surfing the SNP Tsunami: The Exponential Growth of the Y-DNA Haplotree

Presenter: Janine Cloud

Sponsored by Janine Cloud

The use of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) spurred the growth of the Y-DNA Haplotree at a rate that was unthinkable five years ago, with citizen scientists leading the way. This presentation looks at the growth of the Y Haplotree and how the SNP “tsunami” has changed how we approach Y-DNA testing. Includes an update on current FTDNA Y Haplotree and SNP catalog.

Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records.
DNA: all levels
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity