1. A Virtual DNA meeting will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7 pm.
Details concerning online connection will be sent to Members of MCGS by email within one week before the meeting.
You do not need to use the link below to get the link to connect to the meeting if you are a MCGS Member.
Members of the Public can receive an invitation by clicking
In 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.
Then we will cover,
"Using DNA Painter"
Painting a match: every step (Jonny Perl)
DNA Painter Help (Jonny Perl)
DNA Painter Instructions & Resources (Roberta Estes)
2. You are invited to view the videos of our 2 part series on
A Guide to Understanding Your Ancestry DNA Results
The first part covered,
and the second part covered,
Filtering, Sorting, ThruLines, and Custom Groups for AncestryDNA Matches
If you click on the link and it opens in your browser, this is only a preview, and to see the video in full resolution, you will need to download it and then open it with the video app. on your device.
Find out about the latest trends in DNA and Genealogy by reading the
5. 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.
X-DNA Testing and Matching, 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.
7. DNA Tools
a) AncestryDNA Helper App for chrome browser
b) MedBetterDNA App for chrome browser
c) Autosomal DNA Analysis Tools by Tim Janzen