Welcome to the DNA Interest Group!!

We meet the 2nd Thursday of every month, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the conference room at the back of the library.  Our goal is to combine our knowledge to help one another solve our DNA dilemas.  Group members are knowledgeable in the following areas:
  • FamilyTree DNA - analyzing Y-DNA, mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) and autosomal DNA (atDNA), how to use the chromosome browser
  • AncestryDNA -  using DNA circles and DNA matches to find living DNA cousins
  • MyHeritage DNA - comparing DNA matches to determine family lines, analyzing the chromosome browser
  • 23andMe - analyzing DNA matches
  • GEDMatch - how to transfer your DNA from other testing companies to GEDMatch and analyze the results using GEDMatch tools
  • Transfer of DNA to other testing companies
  • How to contact your newly discovered DNA cousins
  • Sharing helpful charts
  • How to install and use special Chrome extension tools such as Ancestry Labeling and Medbetter for AncestryDNA
  • Sharing facebook groups and websites