DNA research is an amazing new tool that can help solve difficult genealogical questions, but it can be intimidating to master. In this course, we will help you to understand the basics of DNA and learn how you can use it for your genealogy research. We will discuss the benefits of DNA testing kits and their limitations.
Topics covered in this course:
The Four Difference Types of DNA and Their Inheritance Patterns
The Different Testing Companies
23 & Me
Family Tree DNA
What Do My Test Results Mean?
What Do I do with My DNA matches?
Ethnicity and Admixture
Haplotypes and Haplogroups
DNA Third-Party Tools - GED Match and More
This five week course runs Tuesdays, March 5 through April 9, 2019 (no class March 26) from 1:00 to 3:00.
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