The basics of DNA testing for genealogists
By Kitty Munson Cooper
Blogging at blog.kittycooper.com
DNA with him
99.7% with me
the same as
personal genome tests
Forensic DNA tests
23 pairs of chromosomes
Three types of DNA tests
Y test for father's father's line
mtDNA for mother's mother's line
Autosomal DNA test for all your ancestors
By Chakazul, via Wikimedia Commons [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]
Mitochondria under the microscope
Autosomal Inheritance by Steve Morse
Your autosomal test data
Why Do A DNA Test?
- Am I who I think I am?
- Ancestry Composition, as expected?
- Find some distant cousins
- Break a Genealogical Brick Wall
from Cece Moore's blog at http://www.yourgeneticgenealogist.com/2015/02/switched-at-birth-unravelling-century_27.html
My brother at 23andme.com
My brother at Ancestry.com
My brother at FamilyTreeDNA.com
My brother at GEDmatch.com
My brother at DNA.land
Where to test? It depends ...
DNA testing for Genealogists
By Kitty Cooper