Genetic fingerprinting (also known as genetic profiling) identifies individuals by their DNA patterns. Genetic genealogy places that individual within a set family lineage. This category covers those organisations that carry out the scientific testing.
Submissions are reviewed prior to acceptance. Category allocation is at the discretion of the editor. A site may be relocated, or titles and descriptions altered to comply with ODP or category guidelines. Due to the high volume of submissions this process may take some time. Please be patient. Do not resubmit as this will result in a duplicated entry. Multiple submissions are not accepted.
Please Read Prior to Submission
Sites submitted to this category should
pertain to organizations that provide genetic
genealogical testing. This excludes forensic investigation
(i.e. of, or used, in courts of law). Forensic genealogy services are to
be submitted to the category:
Only general genetic genealogy is accepted here. Sites that pertain to a specific surname DNA study should be submitted to:
You can assist in keeping this category useful for genealogists, researchers and family members by observing these simple guidelines:
only submit once (select Update URL if
Do not abbreviate unnecessarily.
the name of the organization
Do not add the terms The, Genealogy, Personal, Homepage or Website.
Do not type in capitals or use symbols.
Description : enter a valid site description (describe content)
Do not reiterate title or category heading; nor exceed 30 words.
Do not include HTML; a list of keywords; or use the same word repeatedly or phrases and punctuation that tend to sell the site as opposed to describe. These includes words such as best, brilliant and awesome!
Example 1: Establishing ancestral relationships through male and/or female scientific DNA assessment.
Example 2: DNA testing facility to assist in determining a family relationship with either a 99.9% probability of YES or a 100% certainly of a nil relationship.