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Genetic Genealogy: Video Tutorials

Understanding and using DNA for family history research.

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Free video tutorials about general genetic genealogy, atDNA, Y-DNA, and mtDNA.

General Video Tutorials

Introduction to DNA

Part of the Explainer short online documentary series by BBC Knowledge and Learning. Molecular biologist Dr Matthew Adams and script writer Andrew S. Walsh explain DNA’s form and function, and how these discoveries has affected the wider world.

Genetics 101

An introduction to genetics that you can understand from 23andMe. Find out, what are genes and SNPs? Learn more about phenotypes and where your genes come from. Produced by 23andMe and the Khanh Academy.

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Y-DNA Video Tutorials

YouTube playlist from Family Tree DNA demonstrating new Y-DNA features, and how to analyze and use your Y-DNA results.
Click the Playlist menu in the top left corner of the video player to view and select all videos from this playlist.

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Mitochondrial DNA Video Tutorials

YouTube playlist from Family Tree DNA demonstrating mtDNA features, and how to analyze and use your Y-DNA results.
Click the Playlist menu in the top left corner of the video player to view and select all videos from this playlist.

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