Handouts from DNA SIG meetings

March 24, 2018
Topics Discussed - click here     if you have questions, please email 
How to download raw data from Ancestry DNA - click here
How to download raw data from MyHeritage DNA - click here  
How to download raw data from FamilyTree DNA (autosomal) - click here
How to set up Linked Relationship (split out Maternal / Paternal matches) in FamilyTree DNA  atdna  Matches- click here
How to extract your raw data to upload it to GEDmatch -- first register for an account then use the option to upload your raw data.  The options will handle the entire process.  You will need to enter the ID and Password to your DNA account where your raw data is stored (i.e. Ancestry, FamilyTree DNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage, etc.) - click here.
June 23, 2018
Topics Discussed were DNA Third Party Tools, for a copy of screenshots, click here.
News items mentioned in the meeting (The DNA Geek, Blaine Bettinger, Roberta Estes), click here 
If you have questions, please email us.
September 22, 2018
Presentation slides on GEDmatch led by David Hutchinson click here.
Referenced Word version of Fan Chart  click here
Referenced Terminology Guide click here
December 15, 2018
Presentation handout from Cheri Smith-Smigielski on the dnaPainter tool used in conjunction with GEDmatch  click here.
The rest of the session slides discussing Promethease, Triangulation, the cM Tool in DNA Painter, What Are The Odds?,  click here
March 23, 2019
Presentation handout from David Hutchinson on Genetic Genealogy with mt-DNA click here
Presentation handout from Tom Koselka addressing the controversy on DNA Privacy  and Law Enforcement access  click here
Presentation handout from Rick Shaul on Cluster Reports - Do I Need Them click here
Next session -- June 22, 2019 -- suggested topic   click here
September 28, 2019
Presentation handout from Tom Koselka on the updates to the 2nd Edition of Blaine Bettinger's The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy.   Click Here.
Presentation handout from Rick Shaul on Update in Genetic Affairs for AncestryDNA Users and Gedmatch SUPERkits.  Click here.