I've been using 23andme.com it shows me a comparison with genetic relatives and lists our common relatives. I have over 1000 3rd, 4th and distant cousins on 23andme.

Is there are way to make a graphical representation of this information that shows a network of distance relationships? I suspect that it would fall fairly neatly into clusters that represented each of my grandparents (barring too much consanguinity).

I am happy to use webservices, or scripting languages, but I thought that I would ask here first so that I don't reinvent the wheel.


I am not sure if there is such feature directly on 23andMe site. But there is a lot of 3rd-party sites offering similar functionality. For example, I prefer GEDmatch service. You download your 23andMe raw file and upload it to GEDmatch, and then you will be able to match against different users from others testing companies like FTDNA, Ancestry and so on. The only criteria is that that users must upload their data to GEDmatch too.

Maybe also Roberta Estes' article Chromosome Browser War will be interesting to you.

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