Alpine DNA

AlpGen research: Y-DNA paternal, mtDNA maternal
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About us

Ancestry from the Alps: Y-DNA (paternal), mtDNA (maternal) or 1/4 (one grandparent) autosomal DNA. Details see Alpine DNA Background page
Before you do a join request check Membership criteria
  • 1.1 public results (Y, mt): public viewing and sharing of Y and mt groupings is essential for successful research. See here how to change Privacy Settings > My DNA Results to Anyone
  • 1.2 Y-DNA (research focus): Genealogical evidence of paternal lineage ancestry or clear Y-DNA match/es from the Alpine Area. Member of the most informative Y-Haplogroup project/s.
  • 1.3 mtDNA: Genealogical evidence of maternal lineage ancestry or clear FMS match/es from the Alpine Area. Member of the most informative mt-Haplogroup project/s. FMS submission to Genbank.
  • 1.4 FamilyFinder: Genealogical evidence of one grandparent from the Alpine Area. Gedmatch account (please add ID in About Me).
Membership criteria secure the benefit and research for members and the project. It you think they are applicable for you please explain in the Join Request which DNA test and genealogical or genetic evidence connects you to the Alpine Area
Research consent: With your join request you give consent that the data (kit number, ancestry information, DNA results) could be used for citizen science studies in the field of Population Genetic Comparisons (ancestry and relatives) published under free open access licenses like CC-BY. See PopGenComp: Population Genetic Comparison (Citizen Science Projects)