Forensic Testing & Genealogy Services

We use extracted DNA or biological evidence from your case, to create a DNA “profile” that can then be uploaded into our FamilyTreeDNA database for familial matching purposes. 

Use forensic genealogy on your most difficult cases to unlock investigative leads.

Investigative Genetic Genealogy (IGG) Services

Forensic Genealogy is the utilization of Genetic Genealogy, genetic analysis in combination with traditional genealogy research to solve a crime. Our team utilizes familial matching within the FamilyTreeDNA database to identify individuals who may be related to an unknown sample and sometimes the identity of the unknown individual associated with the sample.

Cases We Provide Services For

Gene By Gene and FamilyTreeDNA can provide forensic genealogy services to law enforcement for violent crimes against individuals (homicide or sexual assault) or to identify the human remains of a deceased individual.

For further information about FamilyTreeDNA’s Law Enforcement Guidelines, visit here.

Why Gene By Gene?

Gene By Gene is the only company in this space that includes all of the following: 

In-house lab for processing extracted DNA

We are the only company that operates their own familial matching database

Access to an expert group of genetic genealogists

Leaders in setting best practices for this evolving science

Submit a Case for Review or Learn More

Case submission starts with a review of the case and the evidence.  Gene By Gene’s team of experts will review your case file and provide an evaluation of the suitability of the sample prior to testing.  To submit a case for review or to learn more about our services, please complete the following form.

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