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Genetic Genealogy

When:
June 6, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 4:45 pm
2015-06-06T09:30:00-04:00
2015-06-06T16:45:00-04:00
Where:
North York Central Library Auditorium
5120 Yonge Street
North York, ON M2N
Canada
Cost:
$65 ($60 for OGS members)
Contact:
Toronto Branch OGS

A FULL DAY WORKSHOP

ConsanguinitetAre you wondering what genetic genealogy is all about? Or have you already had some DNA tests done for yourself and your relatives but don’t know what the results mean? Do you already use DNA testing effectively but would like to learn more? If any of these questions apply to you, this one-day workshop on genetic genealogy may help you to advance your knowledge of this fascinating and rapidly changing field of research.

The topic of genetic genealogy is broad so our primary focus will be on the main types of DNA testing that are used by genealogists as well as how the results from genetic testing are used in conducting or supporting genealogical research.

The keynote speaker for the workshop is Dr. Maurice Gleeson.

Details about the day’s program and the invited speakers.

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Did you know?

That Toronto Branch OGS has more than 600 members? That members get a discount on publications, and course and workshop registration fees? And that Toronto Branch belongs to the Federation of Genealogical Societies, which means our members can also subscribe to findmypast.com at special rates?