11 March 2016

Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Stephen P. Morse, PhD

Stephen P. Morse, PhD, is the creator of the One-Step Website, for which he has received numerous awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award. In his other life he is a computer professional with a doctorate degree in electrical engineering. He is best known as the architect of the Intel 8086, which sparked the PC revolution 35 years ago.

Thursday, June 2, 2016  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
TH006   From DNA to Genetic Genealogy: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask 
This talk introduces genes, chromosomes, and DNA, and goes on to show how DNA is inherited. Examples presented include Genghis Khan’s legacy, the Thomas Jefferson’s affair, and the Anastasia mystery. Level: All.

Thursday, June 2, 2016  5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
TH029   Genealogy beyond the Y Chromosome: Autosomes Exposed 
Classical genetic genealogy deals direct male and direct female lineages. Recent advances make it possible to trace all lineages by testing the autosomes. Although the autosomes can be used to find ethnic mixes as well as recent cousins, it has some limitations. Level: All.

Friday, June 3, 2016  1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
FR005   One Step Webpages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools
The One-Step website began as an aid for searching the Ellis Island database. It was then expanded to help search the 1930 census. It continued to evolve and today includes about 200 web-based tools divided into 16 categories ranging from genealogical searches to astronomical calculations to last-minute bidding on e-bay. Level: All.

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Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
Genetic Genealogy 2016

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