10 March 2012

SCGS DNA Interest Group Meeting March 31

Meeting Announcement

DNA Interest Group Meeting
Saturday, March 31, 2012
10:00a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Southern California Genealogical Society Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California
Cross street Glenoaks

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Genetics, Genealogy, and Ethics
Presenter: David Dowell, Ph.D, Genealogist and Research Librarian

10:00-10:30 Answering questions about DNA testing
10:30-12:00 Bioethicists' concerns versus the public’s right to know
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00 Individualized help

$5.00 donation is suggested for attendance. Individualized help will be available after the formal presentation for those who want to order DNA tests or who have received DNA results and need help managing their personal page or interpreting their results. A drawing will be held for a $30 discount certificate for ordering a DNA test. Brown bag or join us for pizza for an additional $5.00.

For additional information contact Kathy Johnston at kjohns7900@aol.com or phone (310) 213-1207.

Following the regular meeting from 2:00-3:00 p.m., those who are Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) Project Administrators or Project Co-administrators are invited to remain to discuss how they are managing group projects. The Roundtable format allows people to share expertise and create solutions to issues.

Future Meetings:
Sat., June 30, 2012 – Alice Fairhurst, Understanding Deep Clade Testing
Sat., Sept. 29, 2012 – Douglas Neslund, An Adoptee’s Quest

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