[Ferguson-dna] NGS Sales

Harrell Ferguson harrellf1 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 09:35:56 CST 2016





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> On Nov 21, 2016, at 9:04 AM, Colin Ferguson via Ferguson-dna <ferguson-dna at cfsna.net> wrote:
> 
> Hi Matt,
> Actually the 6 kits you mention all have DYS448=20. There are another
> 25 kits in the Branch that have DYS448=19. At this point I would seek
> pledges only and create a GoFundMe site only when the money pledged
> was enough to buy the test.
> Good luck!
> Colin
> 
>> On Sun, Nov 20, 2016 at 9:03 AM, Matt Ferguson <fergshere at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Colin,
>> 
>> I’m in R1b > L21 > L1065 > S764 >S756 Scots Branch II and would like to
>> participate in the BigY test.
>> 
>> It looks like there are only six kits in this haplogroup: B5642, 19263 /
>> 389923, 53675, 235156 and 89310.
>> 
>> Crowd sourcing sounds like the way to go. I can create a GoFundMe site for
>> this effort since, as you said, the cost is $575.
>> 
>> Who’s in?
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Matt Ferguson
>> 
>> On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 8:05 AM Colin Ferguson via Ferguson-dna
>> <ferguson-dna at cfsna.net> wrote:
>>> 
>>> NGS means Next Generation Sequencing. There are two products to
>>> consider: BigY and YElite.
>>> 
>>> The current price for BigY is $525 and with luck you might find a $75
>>> coupon code.
>>> 
>>> Here is a coupon for a $220 discount on Y Elite 2.1 bringing the price
>>> down to $575
>>> coupon code=FGCsale2016
>>> 
>>> The technical advantages of Y Elite over BigY are discussed on this
>>> page by James Kane.
>>> http://www.it2kane.org/category/snp-testing/
>>> 
>>> FTDNA does a poor job of presenting BigY data but their database is
>>> much larger than FGC's allowing more comparisons to be made. These
>>> advantages/disadvantages are overcome by third party analysis. Persons
>>> in any of the R1b haplogroups are lucky, they can submit at no cost
>>> their BigY or YElite data to the Big Tree at http://www.ytree.net/ for
>>> analysis and comparison. Persons in any of the other haplogroups will
>>> need to submit their results to Yfull.com https://www.yfull.com/ for
>>> analysis and comparison at a cost of $45.
>>> 
>>> FTDNA turnaround times for BigY are many weeks whereas with FGC they
>>> are many months.
>>> 
>>> We have three groups large enough that crowd sourcing would be a
>>> feasible means of funding NGS tests. They are:
>>> I2 > M223 > L126 >Y4752 Isles/Sc - 15 Branches I
>>> I2 > M223 > L126 >Y4752 Isles/Sc - 15 Branches II
>>> R1b > L21 > L1065 > S764 >S756 Scots Branch II
>>> 
>>> If you would like to help organize or participate in an effort in one
>>> of these groups please reply to the list so we can gage the interest.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Colin
>>> 
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