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Genetic Genealogy 2015:
DNA Day Plus!
Here's the announcement you have been waiting for. Registration is now open for the pay-per-view live streaming of six DNA Day Plus sessions.
$20 Individual sessions can be viewed for $20 each. If you can't watch the session as it's being live streamed, you will be able to watch it at your convenience before July 5, 2015. The syllabus handout will be available for download before the start of the session.
$99 The best deal is the full-day subscription which provides access to all six sessions for just $99. Those who purchase the full-day subscription will also receive a digital copy of the entire DNA syllabus. If you can't watch the session as it's being live streamed, you will be able to watch it at your convenience before July 5, 2015.
Pay with a credit card, debit card, or PayPal. Access to the live streaming sessions is provided for use by individuals only. Sharing the content with others is not permitted and conflicts with copyright provisions.
NOTE: Details about Jamboree live-streaming, sponsored by Ancestry.com, will be announced soon. Keep your eyes on the Jamboree blog.
Streamed sessions include:
8:30am-9:30am - TH002: “ABCs and 123s of Genetic Genealogy” - Angie Bush, MS.
- DNA testing may seem complicated, but it is as simple as ABC and 123. Learn about the 3 tests, 3 companies, 3 parts to your results, and the exciting discoveries that can be made from your DNA. Genealogical experience level: Newbie, Beginner, Advanced Beginner. DNA experience level: Beginner.
- Angie Bush, MS, is a professional genetic genealogist in the Salt Lake City area. She has been recently elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the National Genealogical Society. Angie uses both her knowledge of traditional research methodologies and genetics to solve complex genealogical puzzles. She is a member of APG and ISOGG.
- Learn about how companies are using DNA and genealogies to reconstruct the genomes of ancestors. We'll also learn how that information might be used in the future, including creating entire or partial family trees based solely on DNA test results! What can you do to help these efforts, and why should you? Genealogical experience level: Newbie, Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced DNA experience level: Intermediate.
- Blaine T. Bettinger, PhD, JD, is an intellectual property attorney at Bond, Schoeneck and King in Syracuse, NY. Dr. Bettinger is the author of The Genetic Genealogist, a blog that examines the intersections of traditional genealogical techniques and modern genetic research since 2007.
- This presentation will provide a series of case studies in which autosomal DNA testing was used to solve genealogical problems or to confirm existing research. You will learn how to do similar analysis of your DNA data.
- Dr. Tim Janzen is a family practice doctor at South Tabor Family Physicians in Portland, Oregon. Tim has had an interest in genealogical research for over 35 years. Glenn Penner and he are the administrators of the Mennonite DNA project at www.mennonitedna.com. Tim has a strong interest in many areas of genetic genealogy, particularly in regards to phasing and autosomal DNA analysis. Genealogical experience level: Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional. DNA experience level: Intermediate.
- The same question seems to come up over and over again among those new to autosomal DNA testing. If I match A and B on the same segment, why is that not enough to prove they match each other and we have a common ancestor? Anyone who has done an autosomal DNA test is an appropriate audience member for this presentation. Genealogical experience level: Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced. DNA experience level: Should have tested autosomal DNA.
- Kitty Munson Cooper is a well-known blogger on genetics and genealogy. Her blog currently receives over 1000 unique visitors a day. She started doing family history and genealogy in 1997. She has worked as a programmer since 1972 and has her own small web development business.
- Adoptees and other individuals without knowledge of their genealogy are enjoying significant success using DNA testing to discover their roots. Techniques used in this quest will be explored through case studies.
- CeCe Moore is a professional genetic genealogist and writes the popular blog "Your Genetic Genealogist." She serves as the lead 'Ancestry Ambassador' to 23andMe and on the advisory board of the Mixed Roots Foundation as the Co-Director of the "Global Adoptee Genealogy Project." CeCe is the Southern California Regional Coordinator for ISOGG as well as the moderator of the DNA Newbie Yahoo Group. Genealogical experience level: Newbie, Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional.
- The ethical issues involved in using DNA evidence in genealogy can be thorny. But the Golden Rule covers most situations -- and can keep us out of trouble.Genealogy experience levels: Beginner, Advanced Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced. DNA experience level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced.
- Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL, The Legal Genealogist, is a genealogist with a law degree who writes and lectures on topics ranging from using court records to understanding DNA tests. On the faculty of IGHR, GRIP and SLIG, she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, from which she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist(sm) and Certified Genealogists Lecturer(sm).