Who We Are

The Journal of Y-DNA and mtDNA Genetic Genealogy (JoYMGG) is a quarterly journal of strategies, case studies, and topics of interest for genetic genealogists using Y-DNA and mtDNA tests to research the ancestry of an individual or group.  The Journal is not peer-reviewed but articles must meet the policies laid out by our editorial board. 

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The JoYMGG publishes journals quarterly as PDFs which can be downloaded from this webpage or will be sent automatically via email to subscribers.  Click on the Subscribe button above to subscribe for free.

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Our article policies are widely accepting of topics and opinions and limited to ensuring articles are relevant and ethically written.  Click here for details. 

Previous Issues

Click here for an Index of articles which have appeared in previous issues.

Vol I, Number 1: August 2021

Vol. I, Number 2: December 2021

Vol. II, Number 1: February 2022

Board Members

Dave Vance; Editor

Dr. Some Lady, Ph.D; Editorial Board

Random Guy, Editorial Board

A. Smart Person, Editorial Board

Even Smarter Person, Editorial Board


Current Issue: Vol. 1 Number 1, August 2021

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