FREE WEBINAR from SCGS
Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 6:00 PM PST
David Dowell, PhD, presents:
How Autosomal DNA is Really Inherited: Case Studies of Siblings
ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Most of us know we get half our autosomal DNA from each parent and about a fourth from each grandparent, etc. But does it really work that way? How much variation is there among siblings? How does this effect cousin matching and ethnicity predictions?
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
David Dowell, PhD, was a librarian for 35 years and a special investigative officer in the USAF for 4 years and has two degrees in history and two in library science. He has researched family histories since the 1960s. His most recent books are NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection (2015) and Crash Course in Genealogy (2011). Previously he taught “Genealogy Research” and “Ethics in the Information Age” at Cuesta College and chaired the Genealogy Committee of the ALA. He blogs as “Dr. D Digs Up Ancestors” at http://blog.ddowell.com and coordinates three DNA projects.
A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.
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