Transfer from 23andMe or Ancestry for free!

Updated 17 Feb 2017 Family Tree DNA is now allowing people that have taken an AncestryDNA or 23andMe (V3 and newer) test to transfer their raw data to the Family Finder database for FREE by visiting! For 23andMe-testers: Only versions from v3 starting November 2010 can be transferred. The older V1 and V2 are not compatible with FTDNA’s Family Finder.   Note: Autosomal raw data cannot be transferred to an account that already has Family Finder…

mtDNA and Research

Have you done the Full Mitochondrial Sequence (FMS)? Are you still “just” H, V, T2 – or other udefined groups? Maybe no one has done any research on just your specific mtDNA mutations yet. For the scientists to evaluate all possible SNPs found in your sequence and define new haplogroups/subclades, they need access to more data. Submit to GenBank to contribute to research Everyone with a Full Sequence test (FMS, FGS, “Mega”) can submit their…

Y-DNA testing to verify lines

A lot of people still believe that DNA testing for genealogy is mainly for anthropology and the long lines of history. However, Y-DNA is a powerful and exact tool to control and verify direct paternal lines. Our interesting article by Trond Bekkevold is not yet translated into English, but can be read through Google translate.    

DNA meetings in Norway

Occasionally we arrange meetings for people interested in DNA, in the Oslo area, Norway. For our Norwegian-American members, contact your local genealogy clubs and societies for any interest groups in genetic genealogy.    

English version of this site

These webpages are primarily in Norwegian. Almost all information about DNA-testing on the internet is in English already, and these pages were created to cover the need for information in Norwegian. We will however translate the most important material into English as well; for the remaining pages, please use Google translate or other tools.