18 July 2016

[CA-SCGS] DNA Interest Group Meeting Saturday, July 30, 2016

DNA Interest Group Meeting – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the SCGS Library

Sat., July 30, 2016 – What is New in Ancestral Origin Predictions? Direct-to-consumer DNA tests often include “ethnic” estimates. However, these results often differ between the test companies. First degree relatives in a single family often get different predictions from the same company. Kathy Johnston will explore these ancestral origin predictions from the perspective of a genealogist. She will demonstrate what is available at each of the three main DNA companies used by genealogists, 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and Family Tree DNA.

Presenter: Kathy Johnston is a retired dermatologist who has been actively researching her family
tree for over 25 years. She is one of the administrators for the SCGS DNA Interest Group (DIG) and
has been involved in genetic genealogy research for 12 years.

  • 10:00-10:10    Announcements & Introductions
  • 10:10-11:45   "What is New in Ancestral Origin Predictions?"
  • 11:45-12:45    Lunch
  • 12:45-2:00      Individualized help. Please bring your DNA results and password if needed.

The public is welcome!

$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. Brown bag or join us for pizza for an additional $5.00.

For more info, contact Bonny Cook, Alice Fairhurst, and Kathy Johnston at dna@scgsgenealogy.com

SCGS DNA Interest Group
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 30, 2016

SCGS Family Research Library
417 Irving Street
Burbank, CA 91504
Cross Street Glenoaks

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