“The Basics of the Use of DNA in Genealogy…What DNA Can Tell You and What It Can NOT Tell You” by Dorothy Coltrin

August 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Your Home via Zoom

The topics for this presentation will include 1) Purpose of a DNA Test, 2) Chemistry and Biology of DNA, 3) Use of Y-chromosome for your surname, 4) Use of autosomal (at) for connections to cousins, 5) Use of mitochondrial (mt) DNA for connection to your mother’s line, 6) Description of various companies offering DNA analysis,  7) Use of third party GED Match, 8) Importance of paper research.  I will give examples from my own DNA work and there will be plenty of time for questions.

To register for the class and receive the Zoom link, please send an email to education@bouldergenealogy.org.