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DNA Study Group


The goal of the DNA Study Group is to learn about your ancestors using many available resources. Study Group Facilitator Glenn York, is one of our DNA instructors and lecturers for our society and others.

DNA Coordinator: Glenn York) email: [email protected]

President Glenn York


New members can apply for membership at: LCGS Membership. Dues are only $25/yr for a single person. It is encouraged that you become a member of the society and to also participate in the DNA Study Grop; but you are welcome to attend a few meetings prior to making a decision to join. Normal attendance is about thirty members.

Membership includes a subscription to the LCGS monthly newsletter and to participate in their monthly meetings. Details about LCGS monthly meetings and other events can be found on the LCGS Website.

Larimer County Genealogical Society P. O. Box 270737 Fort Collins, Colorado 80527-0737


The DNA Study Group normally meets monthly on the last Monday at 6 pm MT. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these meetings are being held via Zoom video conferencing. You need to submit your email address to the DNA Coordinator to be included in Zoom invitations.

Meetings normally include a presentation and about 30 to 60 minutes of discussion regarding recent member successes, upcoming events of interest and assistance requests. Presentations usually focus on tips for conducting DNA research, including DNA web sites, and other research sources.

The Northern Colorado DNA Study Group will be reviewing Blaine Bettinger’s DNA book on a monthly basis starting in February 2022. If interested in joining that group, please contact Mick Mickelsen with Longmont Genealogical Society at email [email protected].


6:00-7:00 PM: Optional Q&A for people thinking about testing or trying to understand test results.

7:00-8:00 PM: Main meeting we will discuss any recent news related to DNA testing, encourage members to share tools or techniques they are using, and general discussions about using DNA to advance your genealogy research

8:00-8:30 PM: Final wrap-up

* May meeting will be a week early due to Memorial Day holiday. There is no December meeting due to the holidays!


DNA Blogs:

DNA Explained Blog by Roberta Estes

Blaine Bettinger Genetic Genealogist Blog

Subscription DNA Websites:

Ancestry DNA Website

Family Tree DNA Website

My Heritage DNA Website

23andMe DNA Website

Free DNA Websites:

ISOGG Website

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