It’s with great excitement and gratitude that we raise a glass to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Coast to Coast Genetic Genealogy Services (CCGG). Since our launch on May 16, 2022, we have embarked on a remarkable journey, making significant strides and touching the lives of countless individuals along the way. From the very beginning, we recognized the power of collaboration. We have formed impactful partnerships with law enforcement agencies and forensic labs, united
Investigative genetic genealogy is increasingly receiving media attention and is renowned in the true crime community as well as the genealogy community. Followers of the latest investigative genetic genealogy related solves may wonder: what does it take to become an investigative genetic genealogist (IGG)? Most IGG practitioners in the field now have had years of experience with genetic genealogy – solving their own DNA mysteries or those of adoptees and foundlings – prior
Late last year, Cairenn and Tracie sat down with Áine Cain and Kevin Greenlee from The Murder Sheet podcast to discuss their start with the DNA Doe Project, why they founded CCGG and all things Investigative Genetic Genealogy. Check out the interview below or listen on your favorite podcast app.
By Cairenn Binder, Coast to Coast Genetic Genealogy Services It is critical for investigative genetic genealogy (IGG) practitioners to work in partnership with experts in forensic DNA to ensure that valuable DNA evidence is not squandered in pursuit of a profile for IGG. At times, although it is disappointing, this may mean that the best thing to do is turn down a case. Recently our team was approached by an agency wishing to identify
Our team is disheartened over the loss of federal protection for women’s reproductive rights afforded under Roe vs Wade. Our fetal remains policy is in place to ensure that CCGG will never participate in the identification of a woman who has suffered a miscarriage or stillbirth or exercised her reproductive rights. We call for other investigative genetic genealogy organizations to take the same actions today.