When you login to see your matches at MyHeritage DNA, your initial excitement at your sudden popularity (who knew you had thousands of DNA cousins?) is often quickly replaced by confusion as you try to figure out how you are all related. In this easy-to-understand 45 minutes you will learn two ways to turn your list of cousins into ancestral discoveries.
A microbiology graduate, Diahan Southard worked before and after graduation for the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation. Growing up with the budding genetic genealogy industry lead her to her current position as Your DNA Guide, where she provides personalized, interactive experiences to assist individuals and families in interpreting their genetic results in the context of their genealogical information. Diahan's lectures are always fun, upbeat, and full of energy. She has a passion for genetic genealogy, a genuine love for people, and a gift for making the technical understandable.