AuthorBettinger, Blaine T., author.
TitleGenetic genealogy in practice / Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne.
PublishedArlington, VA : National Genealogical Society, [2016]
Descriptionvii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
SeriesNational Genealogical Society special topics series
NGS special publication ; no. 120
Special publications of the National Genealogical Society ; no. 120.
Special topics series (National Genealogical Society)
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 149-153).
Formatted NoteContents: Basic genetics -- Genetic genealogy, standards, and ethics -- Genealogical applications for Y-DNA -- Genealogical applications for mtDNA -- Genealogical applications for atDNA -- Genealogical applications for X-DNA -- Incorporating DNA testing in a family study -- Incorporating DNA evidence in a written conclusion -- Conclusion -- Appendix A: Charts for exercises -- Appendix B: Glossary -- Appendix C: Reading and source list -- Appendix D: Chapter exercise answers.
Summary NoteSummary: "Genetic Genealogy in Practice covers the basic knowledge needed to apply DNA evidence to genealogical questions and then reinforces this foundation with practical applications. Each chapter ends with exercises that include real problems that researchers encounter. Answers allow complex concepts to be reviewed and mastered. As well as covering the basics of DNA testing for family history research problems, Genetic Genealogy in Practice includes discussions of ethical issues, genealogical standards, and tips on how to incorporate genetic evidence into a written conclusion. Researchers of all levels will gain a better understanding of genetic genealogy from this book."--Page 4 of cover.
SubjectsDNA fingerprinting.
DNA fingerprinting.
Genetic genealogy.
Genetic genealogy.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Other AuthorsWayne, Debbie Parker, author.
OrganizationsNational Genealogical Society, publisher.
LC Card Number2018-419302
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: CS 21.3 B565 2016
CA-1902746: LC class, open stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 65803]