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FGS Tampa DNA Book Club

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January 26 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm EST

Join Jean Sanner, FGS Tampa Director and DNA Special Interest Group Chair, as she leads a dynamic group discussion covering Debbie Parker Wayne’s book Advanced Genetic Genealogy: Techniques and Case Studies.

This book club meets the last Wednesday of every month at 7pm.

The book is normally $49.95 on Amazon. Kindle is $29.99. Don’t forget use Amazon Smiles to support FGS. Here is our AmazonSmiles link: smile.amazon.com/ch/59-1768965 

It will be a virtual meeting via Zoom. Participants will be able to see and speak with each other as active participation is highly encouraged. Click the button below to join the meeting. No registration required.

Open to anyone who wanted to “drop in” for the discussion on any particular chapter.

“This book primarily includes intermediate to advanced level analysis techniques, although there is recapitulation of some basic information. There are many notes referencing material to help readers understand statements included here and learn more about the topic under discussion.” Wayne, “Advanced,” xvii.

Starting with Chapter 12: Ethical Underpinnings of Genetic Genealogy, Judy G. Russell

Jean Sanner
FGS Book Club - Advanced Genetic Genealogy

Advanced Genetic Genealogy: Techniques and Case Studies

“Chapter arrangement follows a logical sequence for those who read from front cover to back. However, each chapter stands alone. The reader can study chapters in order of preference.” Wayne, “Advanced,” xvii

Section 1: Methods, Tools & Techniques

Chapter 1: Lessons Learned from Triangulating a Genome Author, Jim Bartlett, PE

Chapter 2: Visual Phasing Methodology and Techniques, Blaine T. Bettinger, JD, PhD

Chapter 3: X-DNA Techniques and Limitations, Kathryn J. Johnston, MD

Chapter 4: Y-DNA Analysis for a Family Study, James M. Owston, EdD

Chapter 5: Unknown and Misattributed Parentage Search, Melissa A. Johnson, CG

Chapter 6: The Challenge of Endogamy and Pedigree Collapse, Kimberly T. Powell

Chapter 7: Parker Study: Combining atDNA & Y-DNA, Debbie Parker Wayne, CG, CGL

Chapter 8: Would You Like Your DNA Raw or Cooked?, Ann Turner, MD`

Section 2: DNA and the GPS

Chapter 9: Drawing in DNA? The Genealogical Proof Standard Tosses a Lifeline, Karen Stanbary, CG

Chapter 10: Correlating Documentary and DNA Evidence to Identify an Unknown Ancestor, Patricia Lee Hobbs, CG

Chapter 11: Writing about Documenting and Publishing DNA Test Results, Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS

Section 3: Ethics, Emotions and the Future

Chapter 12: Ethical Underpinnings of Genetic Genealogy, Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL

Chapter 13: Uncovering Family Secrets: The Human Side of Genetic Testing, Michael D. Lacopo, DVM

Chapter 14: The Promise and Limitations of Genetic Genealogy, Debbie Kennett, MCG

2 thoughts on “FGS Tampa DNA Book Club”

    • Diann,

      No. This is an open meeting. No pre-registration required. Just show up and participate! I recommend using calendar sharing links to add to your personal calendars as a reminder to come back here on Wednesdays to join the meeting.

      Cheers,
      Dave Głogowski
      Vice President

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