Genealogy is the New Astronomy: Interview with Prof. Bryant McAllister

The University of Iowa Pentacrest on a clear, sunny day. The Old Capitol is in the center and in front of it is a grassy area.

A few months ago, I stumbled upon an article in the University of Iowa Alumni Magazine featuring a class called, “Who Are You: Revelations from the Personal Genome.” It was the perfect combination of everything I wanted from a seminar while I was at UI — free genetic genealogy research Continue Reading

Mom’s SHOCKING AncestryDNA test results

Map of ethnicity results from AncestryDNA

The AncestryDNA results are in . . . and they’re CRAZY (not really). After Mẹ took her AncestryDNA test at the beginning of January, the results finally came back from the lab — and it actually didn’t take long! The email came in from Ancestry.com yesterday, which I appreciated because Continue Reading