Free DNA Webinars

Webinars provide a quick and easy way to learn about difficult topics like DNA. Check out these free DNA webinars - find them at National DNA Day

One of the easiest and most popular ways to learn about a difficult subject like DNA is to take advantage of webinars . . . especially since many are FREE! Here is a list of our favorite free DNA Webinar recordings:

Legacy Family Tree Webinars – Upcoming Webinars

Note: Click here to register for multiple upcoming webinars at Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • MAXY DNA: Correlating mt-at-X-Y DNA with the GPS
    Presented by Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 1:00 pm Central
    “MAXY DNA includes mitochondrial DNA (M), autosomal DNA (A), X-DNA (X), and Y-DNA (Y). Case studies demonstrate analysis principles and techniques that work. Learn to correlate DNA test results with documentary research as part of the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS).
    Click here to register.
  • How Harry Potter Can Teach You About DNA
    Presented by Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 7:00 pm Central
    “Pop culture contains well-known family trees that genealogists can utilize to get younger generations interested in genealogy. These family trees also contain relationships that can be utilized to teach genealogists of all ages about genetic genealogy. For example, the family tree in Harry Potter – one of the most widely recognized pop culture family trees – can be used to educate genealogists about Y-DNA, mtDNA, and atDNA.”
    Click here to register.
  • What Now? Your Next Steps with Autosomal DNA Testing
    Presented by Diahan Southard
    Friday, June 16, 2017 1:00 pm
    “So you have had your autosomal DNA tested- now what?! Come learn in 45 minutes what would take you hours to read about online, and leave armed with enough information to start making your DNA work for you.”
    Click here to register.

Legacy Family Tree Webinars – Free Recordings

FREE RECORDING: Introducing MyHeritage DNA “In this webinar,you’ll get an overview of MyHeritage DNA, including a background to DNA, how to take the MyHeritage DNA test (or upload raw DNA data files), understanding your ethnicity breakdown results and your DNA matches.” Click here to view for FREE - via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

The Power of DNA in Unlocking Family Relationships "This lecture will provide a general overview on how genetic testing can be of great assistance to family historians to trace, verify, expand, and link genealogical records and pedigrees. Particularly, we will cover the paternally-inherited Y chromosome and the maternally-inherited mitochondrial DNA with the purposes of showing how these two markers can play a powerful role in the search for our ancestors. Join Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation's senior researcher, Ugo Perego, for this 90 minute webinar on using DNA tools as part of our research."

  • FREE RECORDING: The Power of DNA in Unlocking Family Relationships “This lecture will provide a general overview on how genetic testing can be of great assistance to family historians to trace, verify, expand, and link genealogical records and pedigrees. Particularly, we will cover the paternally-inherited Y chromosome and the maternally-inherited mitochondrial DNA with the purposes of showing how these two markers can play a powerful role in the search for our ancestors. Join Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation’s senior researcher, Ugo Perego, for this 90 minute webinar on using DNA tools as part of our research.” Click here to view for FREE – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

DNA Research for Genealogists: Beyond the Basics "Among the tens of thousands of individuals that have already experienced the novelty of genetic testing for ancestral or genealogical purposes, many are still wondering about the real benefits that such testing may bring to their family history repertoire. Few individuals may have given in to pressure by others, or simply for curiosity. Whether you have been already tested and are still wondering about what all those letters and numbers from your genetic genealogy report mean, or whether you are contemplating if DNA testing for family history is something for you, this lecture will offer you some online tools that are available to interpret your results and get the most out of your genetic testing. We will also focus on a few successful DNA genealogy cases and conclude with a description of consultation services available to those that think genetic genealogy is an exciting field, but fear it is too complex of a tool to them."

  • FREE RECORDING: DNA Research for Genealogists: Beyond the Basics “Among the tens of thousands of individuals that have already experienced the novelty of genetic testing for ancestral or genealogical purposes, many are still wondering about the real benefits that such testing may bring to their family history repertoire. Few individuals may have given in to pressure by others, or simply for curiosity. Whether you have been already tested and are still wondering about what all those letters and numbers from your genetic genealogy report mean, or whether you are contemplating if DNA testing for family history is something for you, this lecture will offer you some online tools that are available to interpret your results and get the most out of your genetic testing. We will also focus on a few successful DNA genealogy cases and conclude with a description of consultation services available to those that think genetic genealogy is an exciting field, but fear it is too complex of a tool to them.” Click here to view for FREE – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

Family Tree DNA Webinars

FREE Webinars at Family Tree DNA "Family Tree DNA offers FREE webinars (online seminars) on genetic genealogy and DNA ancestry testing related topics. All webinars are open to both our customers and the general public. They are recorded, so that they may be viewed."

  • FREE Webinars at Family Tree DNA “Family Tree DNA offers FREE webinars (online seminars) on genetic genealogy and DNA ancestry testing related topics. All webinars are open to both our customers and the general public. They are recorded, so that they may be viewed.” Click here to sign up for upcoming live webinars and to access recorded webinars via Family Tree DNA’s YouTube channel.

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