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The Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast

Jul 1, 2019

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about is all about the different types of DNA tests. Robin Wirthlin, our genetic genealogist, tells about the basics of DNA testing, which tests might help answer certain questions, and how to know which company to test with. 


Which DNA Test Should I Take? blog post by Robin at Family Locket

DNA-Recommended Testing Strategy blog post by Robin at Family Locket

The Shared cM Project 3.0 tool v4 at DNA Painter

Buy a DNA Test:

Ancestry DNA Test - affiliate link

23andMe DNA Test - affiliate link

How to Transfer DNA Tests:

Downloading AncestryDNA® Raw Data

23andMe - Accessing And Downloading Your Raw Data

How can I upload a DNA file to MyHeritage?

LivingDNA - What format does my file need to be in to successfully upload?

LivingDNA - How do I upload data via Find my past?

Learn More:

International Society of Genetic Genealogy Wiki

DNACentral - Blaine Bettinger's learning materials

Information about Research Like a Pro:

Research Like a Pro eCourse

Study Group - more information and email list

Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist's Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on

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