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Genetic Genealogy

May

30
Thursday
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Why Get the Big Y-500 DNA Test?

Presenter: Brad Larkin, MBA, MCSE


"Which DNA test should I get?" is a common question posed to genealogists. This session will explain the three major types of DNA tests with a focus on Y-DNA. Costs and benefits of the various Y-DNA test options will be weighed. Most importantly, the Big Y-500 DNA test will be examined in terms of costs, markers tested, genealogy case studies, and privacy concerns.

Level:
Beginner, Intermediate
Topic:
DNA, Methodology and or Research Strategies
Focus:
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity