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Genetic Genealogy

May

30
Thursday
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Uses and Misuses of Segment Data

Presenter: Leah Larkin, PhD


Segment triangulation is widely used in genetic genealogy, but it can be "positively misleading," seemingly supporting a conclusion that is wrong. I'll discuss the limitations of segment data as well as situations in which is can be highly informative.

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