29 February 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Tim Janzen, M.D.

Tim Janzen, M.D. is a family practice doctor in Portland, Oregon. He has had an interest in genealogical research for over 35 years and has particularly been involved in Mennonite genealogical research for the past 20 years. He is a co-administrator of the Mennonite DNA project. Tim has a strong interest in many areas of genetic genealogy, particularly in regards to phasing and autosomal DNA analysis. He is a consultant to the genetics company 23andMe as one of their Ancestry Ambassadors.

Thursday, June 2, 2016  8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
TH005   Family Finder, 23andme, and Ancestry DNA: An Introduction
This presentation will help you maximize your experience with each of the three major autosomal DNA tests available: Family Finder, 23andMe and AncestryDNA. Level: All. (Tim Janzen, MD)

Thursday, June 2, 2016  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
TH011   Organizing All of Your Autosomal DNA Match List Data
This presentation will show you how to organize your autosomal DNA match list data so that you can readily identify all of the triangulated groups and can best find shared ancestors with your matches. Level: Adv.

Friday, June 3, 2016  8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Special DNA Workshop)
FR-A   Autosomal DNA Chromosome Mapping Workshop 
This workshop will review ways in which autosomal DNA can be mapped so that DNA segments may be attributed to individual ancestors. Participants may begin or continue the process of mapping their DNA. Participants need to bring laptops to the workshop loaded with Excel or another spreadsheet program.  For additional workshop requirements, visit the Jamboree website Workshop Schedule page. Level: Adv.
Additional registration and fees apply.  Limited to 35 participants.

Friday, June 3, 2016  5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
FR028   Ask the Experts about DNA and Genealogy
DNA testing experts will answer questions about the connection between DNA testing and genealogy, what tests are available, and which companies provide which tests. Advances being made in the field of Genetic Genealogy will be discussed. Level: All.

To register, visit our website

Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016

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