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Using DNA Painter to Map Your DNA
September 5, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm EDT
DNA Painter is an easy-to-use third-party tool that enables you to assign segments of DNA shared with cousins to a map of your chromosomes. Together we’ll look at this powerful new tool, and how you can use it in your research.
We are continuing to met via webinar. Make sure to register — use this link
As we continue to provide our normal meetings, just in a virtual environment, we will follow this program:
10:00 – 10:15 – Opening remarks and general society news
10:15 – 10:45 – DNA Special Interest Group
10:45 – 10:55 – Break
10:55 – 11:00 – Door prize, recap general society news
11:00 – 12:00 – Featured speaker – Blaine Bettinger
Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is a professional genealogist specializing in DNA evidence. In 2007 he started The Genetic Genealogist (www.thegeneticgenealogist.com), one of the earliest blogs on the topic. Blaine is the author of The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy, and co-author with Debbie Parker Wayne of the award-winning Genetic Genealogy in Practice, the world’s first genetic genealogy workbook. He also co-authored “Genetics for Genealogy” with Judy Russell in 2018’s Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards (ProGen PPS) (Elizabeth Shown Mills, Author and Editor).
Blaine is or has been an instructor for genetic genealogy courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), and Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research. Blaine is a graduate of ProGen Study Group 21, a trustee for the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society’s Board of Trustees, and a board member for the Association of Professional Genealogists.
(long bio from https://thegeneticgenealogist.com/13-2/biographical-material/)