Cutoff Genes Podcast



Ever wondered what consumer DNA testing can do for you- beyond telling you your ethnicity? Are you an adoptee- or someone who has an unknown parent or relative? Do you love Genealogy? You're in the right place. Join Julie DIxon Jackson and Renee Colvert as they attempt to guide you through what it takes to use DNA to break down brick walls, solve mysteries- or find your "people"!


  • CutOff Genes: Episode 407: Fingernails and Blood

    05/09/2021 Duration: 54min

    - Is Ancestry on the verge of providing a Chromosome Browser? - Trenches: The disappearing birthmother - Extra Epic Epic Odyssey- Brian Stanton of @ghostkingdom     - For help with your case contact    

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 406: Our Magic Google Box

    22/08/2021 Duration: 49min

    - Real Housewives Gen Genie connection - Surrogacy and DNA - Death Certificate lessons - A listener/client trench story - Part 2 of Holly's Epic Odyssey Contact Julie at

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 405: This Whole Thing Sounds X-Rated

    08/08/2021 Duration: 52min

    - @castlesongs dodges a bullet - @joolsjackson discovers a celestial story about an ancestor - Review: Reckoning With The Primal Wound: A Documentary - How Joni Mitchell's experience of a giving up a child shaped her career - Part 1 of listener and client Holly's epic odyssey Subscribe, Rate and Review. To contact Julie-

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 404: Lily and Leonardo

    25/07/2021 Duration: 45min

    - Julie watched "The Magdalene Sisters" movie - Leonardo Da Vinci's lineage project update - Woman arrested in 2007 murder of her newborn baby - Part 3 of Christy Jacob's extraordinary Epic Odyssey! Subscribe, Rate and Review! For help with your DNA mystery contact

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 403: Rolling Stones Gather No Maus

    11/07/2021 Duration: 50min

    -Trauma induced memory loss - What were Magdalene Laundries? - Book Nook- Guild Of The Infant Savior - When a name sounds different than it's spelling -Part 2 of Christy Jacobs's Epic Odyssey -Contact Julie Dixon Jackson Subscribe, Rate and Review!

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 402B: Gateway To The West

    04/07/2021 Duration: 22min

    Special Independence Day Episode! - Part 1 of NPE Christy Jacobs' Epic Odyssey - New FULL episode next week Subscribe, Rate and Review For help with your bio family search contact Julie at

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 402: All About The GG

    20/06/2021 Duration: 51min

    - Does your "taster" allele inform your immunity to Covid? - @joolsjackson does a deep dive on "Somerton Man" - What if your bio parent is also adopted? - Tiffany Clark talks about her Epic Odyssey finding the truth about Nancy- a foundling that she is helping Subscribe, Rate and Review To consult with @joolsjackson or share your story on the podcast email

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 401: The One With The Raccoons

    06/06/2021 Duration: 51min

    - Welcome to Season Four - Good News for Adoptees from CT - Colorado Cold Case solved- with a twist - From the trenches- unexpected reaction from a third cousin - Story-time with Tiffany Clark Subscribe, Rate and Review  

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 312: Inventing the Bjorges

    09/05/2021 Duration: 50min

    - A chance to solve the "Boy In The Box" case - From the trenches: truth is always stranger than fiction - Part 2 of my conversation with BK Jackson from @severancemag - Last episode of season 3- take time to catch up on old episodes. Contact for the show or assistance on your case:

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 311: Gen Genie Nation

    25/04/2021 Duration: 44min

    - A dramatic discovery at a Chinese wedding - From the trenches- post discovery discoveries - Epic Odyssey with BK Jackson from @severancemag  For help with your DNA search contact Julie at

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 310: All About Eve Sturges...again!

    11/04/2021 Duration: 49min

    In this crossover episode with the "Everything's Relative" host,  @joolsjackson talks with @evesturges about the discoveries she has made after four hours of analysis of Eve's Ancestry DNA results. For Eve's original appearance on the podcast please refer back to Episode 79. Subscribe, Rate and Review!

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 309: From The Ditches

    28/03/2021 Duration: 55min

    - Don't be intimidated by "legal" threats - Unplanned babies have "attachment" issues - Don't be fooled by coincidence!! - Part 2 of Cory Goodrich's Epic Odyssey For help finding biological family email

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 308: Deep Diving Diggle

    14/03/2021 Duration: 50min

    - An Adoptee's DNA reveals murder - Father gains custody of his biological daughter - Book Nook- American Baby by Gabrielle Glaser - Epic Odyssey with Cory Goodrich   Subscribe, Rate and Review

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 307: One Night In Shepherd's Bush

    01/03/2021 Duration: 44min

    - The love a father who never questioned his daughter's racial ambiguity - A story from "the trenches" that revealed more than just the identity of a biological mother - Final part of Jessica Stavena's story of Fertility Fraud Subscribe, Rate and Review

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 306: Native American Trenches

    15/02/2021 Duration: 51min

    - Rich has a slippery encounter -  Follow-up on angry bio father response -  The trouble with Cherokee DNA - "Trench" story with a Native American twist - Part 3 of Jessica Stavena's Epic Odyssey Subscribe, Rate and Review!  

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 305: CVS Skunk Lady

    01/02/2021 Duration: 49min

    - Adoptive mothers, daughters and their hair - Stories from the Gen Genie Trenches - Part 2 of Jessica Stavena's Epic Odyssey - Please subscribe, rate and review. The Truth Is In Your Genes

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 304: Capitol Crud

    18/01/2021 Duration: 46min

    - Are authorities extracting DNA from excrement deposited in the Capitol? - Gedmatch has new TOS - Irish report spurs a national "apology" - Tales from the trenches and listener questions - Jessica Stavena shares her story of DNA discovery Subscribe, Rate and Review

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 303: All Bits Must Be Done!

    04/01/2021 Duration: 51min

    - Happy New Year - Many movie themes relatable to adoptees and NPEs - 23andme "traits"- underwhelming - Beware the Mennonites - From the trenches.... - Part 3 of my conversation with Edward De Gangi   Subscribe, Rate and Review.

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 302: Christmas, Actually

    21/12/2020 Duration: 49min

    - Merry Holidays - Twins separated at birth -  News about the GSK case and DNA - NY kidnapping victim identified by daughter's DNA - Part 2 of storytime with Ed DeGangi Subscribe, Review and Wear a Mask!

  • CutOff Genes: Episode 301: I Don't Know What My Refrigerator CRISPR Does...

    07/12/2020 Duration: 47min

    - It's legal to smoke your turkey - Integrated Birth Certificates- finally! - The importance of a basic health history - Scientists have ID'd genes known to be resistant to Covid19 - Story-time with author Edward DiGangi  Subscribe, Rate and Review!

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