Make Sense of Your DNA Testing with Diahan Southard

April 15th, 2017 by National Genealogical Society Blog Editor

DNA, T252, “Five Tips To Make Sense of Your DNA Testing,” 4 pm, Thursday, 11 May 2017

Have you attended a class on genetic genealogy only to feel like you had veered off into a foreign language class instead? You won’t feel that way in my class! I speak plain English.

Have you opened up the website for your DNA test results only to have your initial excitement fizz out within the first ten minutes as your eyes slowly glaze over? In my lecture “5 Tips To Make Sense of Your DNA Testing” class you will learn tips and methods that will make you feel downright carbonated at the thought of genetic genealogy! This class is basic enough for the beginner, but still packs a punch

F352, “Creating A Genetic Network,” 4 pm, Friday, 12 May 2017

Want to learn how to find your best matches out of the thousands? Want to learn to look for patterns among your matches that can give you clues to your relatedness? Want to learn how to verify a genealogical line or search for an illusive ancestor in your DNA test results? Try my more advanced Creating Genetic Networks class. I will teach you how to apply your genealogical sleuthing skills to the field of genetic genealogy and show you how to find the information you need, to get the answers you want. Plus, it will be fun!