She has created a number of tools for the genetic genealogy community for displaying pictures of who their DNA is from, showing overlapping segments, and grouping the DNA overlaps. She graduated cum laude from Harvard University in 1972 and is also a World Champion Bridge player. Born and raised in New York City, she now lives in Lakeside, California with her husband Steve and their dog Navajo.
TH010 Thursday June 4, 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Breaking Brick Walls with DNA Testing
This session will present two case studies showing how DNA was used to break genealogical brick walls. Success story with Y-DNA: Lars Monsen. Success story with Autotsomal DNA: Anna Knutsdatter.
TH0023 Thursday June 4, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
How to do a DNA Triangulation to Confirm a Specific Ancestor
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?