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From: "ljcrain1" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA upgrade to GenoProject
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2005 17:09:24 -0500
References: <BAY104-DAV2B968C559F99A9C619188F1FA0@phx.gbl>

This is strange. I just looked at our latest member's page. 12 markers
announced today and he was offered the upgrade for the small fee, no mention
of a SNP requirement. I can go back and check my husband's 37 marker page
and see what it says.

Janet Crain

----- Original Message -----
From: "William Hurst" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: [DNA] FTDNA upgrade to GenoProject

> Julia wrote:
>> It appears that if joining the Y-DNA group and a SNP test has, already,
>> been
>> done, the cost is minimal, however, since a SNP is required and if one
>> hasn't been done, that test must be ordered and paid for before joining
>> the
>> Genographic Project.
> From my GAP page, I tried signing in as several of our project members.
> For
> those in our group A - no worse than a 35/37 match with my SNP test -
> there
> is NO SNP test required to transfer Y-DNA results to the Genographic
> project.
> However, when I logged in as a member of other groups, with no SNP-tested
> members, it says for a few members that a SNP test is required first. But
> for most, it took them directly to the Consent form. In our Group 4 with 5
> members, 2 require a SNP test; 3 don't need one. They are a 24/25 match! I
> don't understand that. All are closer to the WAMH on Whit's calculator
> than
> I am. In other words, extra cost and a delay before the results could be
> transferred. Still, the total cost of the SNP test and the transfer fee is
> less than joining directly through NGS. I'm not too worried about those
> three who who have to have a SNP test; they are not active in our Project
> website, etc. They probably wouldn't join anyway. So I'm not going to bug
> FTDNA about this unless somebody complains.
> No problem with mtDNA transfers; those are already SNP-tested.
> Bill Hurst
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