Michael Hammer, PhD: Director, Genome Analysis and Technology Core, University of Arizona; Chief Family Tree DNA Scientist. “DNA and our ancestral origins.”
Doron Behar, MD, PhD: Chief mtDNA Scientist, Family Tree DNA; National Geographic’s Genographic Associate Researcher. “DNA and Female Lines.”
Max Blankfeld: VP Operations, Family Tree DNA. “DNA for Genealogy – Basics and Case Studies.”
Katherine Hope Borges: Director, International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG). “British DNA 101.”
Brian Swann: “Reverse Genealogy – Tracing People Forwards in England and Wales, and Recruiting Them for DNA Testing.”
Chris Pomery: “Traditional Genealogy and DNA One-Name Studies”
“National Geographic’s Genographic Project” and a “DNA Testing Panel Q&A” are also on the schedule.
Ancestry.com’s Chief Family Historian, Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, will speak on “DNA’s role in family history research,” on the Ancestry.co.uk’s Live Stage.
Increasing numbers of family historians and genealogists have experienced success with the exciting advances in DNA research.
If you’ll be attending the event and want to learn more, attend the workshop sessions. For more information, click here.