DNA Interest Group

The CVGS DNA SIG meets every two months, typically the first Friday of odd months (January, March, May July, September, and November) at 1:00 pm Pacific Time.  All meetings are virtual via Zoom. ​ Please contact Colleen Yinger if you want to be added to the DNA SIG email distribution list.   Our most recent DNA SIG meetings have included a diverse range of topics including: Y-DNA, Quick and Dirty Trees, X-DNA, using AncestryDNA, The Leeds Method, GEDmatch, and more.

Upcoming DNA SIG Meetings

Check out our upcoming DNA SIG meetings on our events page

Presentations from past DNA SIG meetings

Presentations from past DNA SIG meetings are available to members (click and login for access).


CVGS DNA SIG Facebook Group:  Please join our DNA SIG Facebook group to keep up-to-date on the latest genetic genealogy news and interact with other members.

DNA testing:  Check out a summary of DNA tests, companies that offer testing for genealogical research, and how to transfer raw DNA data between testing sites. 

DNA Resources:  Books, Blogs, Videos/Webinars, 3rd Party Tools, and more

Genetic Genealogy Glossary: Definitions of common genetic genealogy terms