What Exactly is a Centimorgan? An Introduction to the Science of DNA Testing

Ran Snir

Product Manager DNA

What is a centimorgan? Find out in this webinar with Ran Snir, Senior Product Manager at MyHeritage. Learn all the basic concepts you need to know to understand the science of DNA testing. Whether you have already taken a DNA test or this is the first time you're hearing about it, in this session we will start from the very beginning. We'll go over the basic terms of DNA testing and learn how DNA is passed down through generations, how and why individuals have shared DNA segments and how we're able to estimate one's ethnicity origins. This is the perfect webinar to start with if you've just started your DNA testing journey, or if you're just curious about what DNA can show you about your family history.

Introduction
2m 0s
DNA at a glance
7m 13s
The Science
7m 10s
Ethnicity Estimate
5m 56s
DNA Matches
7m 20s
Questions/answers
9m 44s
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