DNA Group News and Topics of Interest
Our next DNA meeting will be on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 7 pm at the LDS Church.
the first part of the meeting we will have an open forum where members
will be able to ask questions and share their stories of successes or
difficulties that they have encountered while pursuing Genetic
Genealogy. Come prepared to participate.
We will then have A Program for DNA Beginners.
Did you get a kit for the Holidays? Not sure what to do with the results? Join us!
We have members with a range of experience levels and we want to accommodate everyone, so come prepared to share your experiences and ask your questions no matter no matter what level you are at.If you have something that you would like explained, do not be afraid to ask. We encourage everyone to speak out, no matter what level of experience they have. Those with more experience love the opportunity to discuss these issues, and we all learn something.
You can also email me,Vernon Smith, to register your interest so that we can be prepared.
2. Check out the Handouts covering various topics of interest to this group which can be accessed here.
The following are new ones giving links to blog posts, videos and more, on current topics.
DNA and Tree Associating, Y DNA Links, Ancestry ThruLines, Auto Clusters, Chromosome Painting & Visual Phasing, Using GEDmatch, New Features at Ancestry, and New Features at MyHeritage.
3. Useful DNA Video Lectures
a) Videos from lectures given at "Who Do You Think You Are" conferences held in Birmingham, England.
b) Videos from Genetic Genealogy Ireland conferences.
c) Videos of the Sessions at RootsTech 2019
4. Blog Spot
Latest suggestions (updated 2/10/2020)
Posts for previous months, click here.
5. DNA Tools
a) AncestryDNA Helper App for chrome browser
b) MedBetterDNA App for chrome browser
c) Autosomal DNA Analysis Tools by Tim Janzen
a) A good resource has been provided by Kitty Cooper as 'DNA Newbie FAQ'
b) Stream a video on "DNA for Beginners: The Three Tests" by Debbie Kennett.
s) Links to "Finding Lisa" story (download)
t) Lots of information, courtesy of NIH, on Genetics
Please send comments or suggestions to Vernon Smith
Note that I am available to answer your questions when I volunteer at the Family History Center (LDS Church) on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month from 6 pm to 9 pm.