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March 21 (Saturday): 9:30 - 4:30 - Spring Seminar
Genetic Genealogy Analysis and Tools; a step beyond the beginner level
The Dallas Genealogical Society invites you to join us for a one-day lecture featuring Debbie Parker Wayne, a noted professional genealogist who is experienced in using DNA analysis for genealogical research.
Debbie will begin with a brief review of genetic genealogy basics and advice about choosing a DNA testing company. The remaining sessions will provide in-depth information about tools and applications for mitochondrial DNA, Y-DNA, and autosomal DNA studies. Each session will include a real-life case study which uses the latest tools and techniques to analyze these DNA types.
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About Our Speaker
Debbie Parker Wayne, CG℠, CGL℠, is a full-time, professional genealogist experienced using DNA analysis, as well as more traditional techniques, for genealogical research. Her DNA research focuses on client projects and on research into her own family project that includes YDNA, mtDNA, XDNA, and autosomal DNA studies. Her traditional research focuses on Texas, the Southwest, and the Southern U.S. She has performed research for genealogical television series such as the Canadian series Ancestors in the Attic, the PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr., and The Learning Channel's Who Do You Think You Are?.
Debbie is a Trustee for the BCG Education Fund, the Texas State Genealogical Society’s DNA Project Chair, a former board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), and former president of the Lone Star Chapter of APG. Debbie has presented at NGS and FGS conferences, International Genetic Genealogy Conference, Family Tree DNA Project Administrator’s Conference, Southern California Jamboree DNA Day, several genealogy institutes, and many genealogical societies in Texas and other states. Her publications include a column on using DNA analysis for genealogical research in NGS Magazine, a column on genetic genealogy in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, and award-winning articles in writing competitions held by the Dallas Genealogical Society and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors.
Visit Debbie’s web site at debbiewayne.com