What is DNA? What types of DNA are used for genealogy? What are their strengths and weaknesses? How do I know what test to take? Well, I got my results, now what? If you have asked yourself these questions then this presentation is for you. If the highly technical nature of most DNA talks confuses you then this presentation is for you. As the name implies, this presentation will answer your questions using a non-technical, genealogy-oriented approach. It will also address what DNA does not do to help set your expectations. “The ABC’s of DNA for Genealogy”
Eileen Souza, PLCGS, owner of Old Bones Genealogy, is a professional genealogist who specializes in Maryland research. She is president of the Carroll County Genealogical Society, a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, the Maryland Genealogical Society and other local business and genealogical societies. Eileen is a graduate of the National Institute of Genealogical Studies, earning a Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies, a graduate of the National Institute of Genealogical Research, graduate of the ProGen Study Group and author of Research in Carroll County, published in the August 2012 issue of the Maryland Genealogical Society Journal.