DNA Painter is a website that aims to help demystify your DNA matches. This talk will introduce the site's features and tools for chromosome mapping and relationship prediction. The concept of chromosome mapping will then be discussed, with detailed examples of how the site can be used to visualize your matches and help to identify how you are related to each match. This will cover both basic and advanced operations, revealing features and functionality you might not have noticed.
Jonny Perl is a genealogist, DNA enthusiast and web developer based in London. He is the creator and founder of dnapainter.com, an award-winning web application for chromosome mapping. Jonny has also collaborated with leading genetic genealogists to create other popular tools that help people around the world interpret the results of their autosomal DNA tests. His passion is in exploring new ways of visualising DNA and family tree information to help make it more inviting and user-friendly. Born in Belfast, Jonny has family roots in Ireland, England and Germany.