Intro to Genetic Genealogy

These animations from The Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation (no relation!) are a really gentle place to get started. Watch them all and you’ll have a much better understanding of how DNA testing can help find cousins and build family trees.

Intro to Genetic (Molecular) Genealogy

http://www.smgf.org/education/animations/intro.jspx

Four types of DNA
http://www.smgf.org/education/animations/four_types.jspx

Autosomal DNA
http://www.smgf.org/education/animations/autosomal.jspx

x-chromosome DNA
http://www.smgf.org/education/animations/x_chromosome.jspx

y-chromosome DNA
http://www.smgf.org/education/animations/y_chromosome.jspx

Mitochondrial DNA
http://www.smgf.org/education/animations/mitochondrial.jspx

Interested in learning more? This series of lessons is more in depth.

https://sites.google.com/site/wheatonsurname/beginners-guide-to-genetic-genealogy

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