Thursday, March 10, 2016

PGS Meeting on 19 March to Focus on DNA Research

Jim Lannin will speak at the 19 March PGS Meeting at the Largo Public Library at 11 am on the topic "Using DNA for Genealogy." The event is free and open to the public.

The presentation will include:
·        A Review of the Basics – A Short DNA Primer
·        Patterns of Inheritance - You Can Thank Your Parents For That!
·        Where Genetics and Genealogy Intersect – What is Genetic Genealogy?
·        The Origin of Genetic Genealogy – A Short History
·        Additional Testing – Can it be Worthwhile?
·        A comparison of DNA Testing Companies – An Overview of the “Big Four”
·        I Got My DNA Test Results Back – What Can I Do With Them?
·        What if I Want More? – A List of Third Party Analysis Tools

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