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Doug McDonald’s BioGeographical Ancestry Test

In my quest to explore various aftermarket sources of information on my 23andMe raw data, I emailed my data to Doug McDonald for his BGA testing service. I first found out about his service on the 23++ Chrome extension website, … Continue reading

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My Dodecad identity-by-state neighbors.

Dienekes recently computed an identity-by-state (IBS is his abbreviation, although that means something very different to me) similarity matrix for all the individuals in the Dodecad Ancestry Project. The IBS score is a ratio between individuals that, to my understanding, can be read as … Continue reading

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Promethease results

EDIT: I can’t believe I forgot to mention that 23andMe is having a sale today! Today only (Monday, April 11th), up-front fees (usually $199) are waived, so that all you have to pay is shipping and the $9/mo subscription service for … Continue reading

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Yet another ADMIXTURE post.

I’ve made squinty eyes at enough ADMIXTURE charts by now that I’m starting to see the trends that keep popping up under different types of runs (reference populations, K numbers, etc). While things begin to break down at high K … Continue reading

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More on ADMIXTURE.

Here’s another ADMIXTURE analysis of my heritage that uses the same K=12 but with different sample populations for comparison. You can compare this to my prior post to see how my admixture has ‘changed’. This is a good illustration of … Continue reading

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My genotyping results, plus a brief introduction to population genetics

My 23 and Me results finally came, and I’ve spent the little amount of free time I’ve had this week exploring the results. If you are unfamiliar, 23 and Me is a personal genotyping service. In short, I sent them … Continue reading

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