Emily D. Aulicino, MA, speaks on genetic genealogy
and writing family stories nationally and internationally. She has been interviewed
for TV, newspapers, and blogtalk radio. She writes two blogs and is the author
of Genetic Genealogy: The Basics and Beyond.
TH010 How to Convince Relatives and Strangers to DNA Test and Why
TH018 The ABCs of DNA
TH028 Meet the DNA Authors
Blaine T. Bettinger, PhD, JD, is an intellectual
property attorney by day and a genetic genealogist by night. He is the author
of the long-running blog The Genetic Genealogist and the books Genetic
Genealogy in Practice and The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic
TH011 DNA and the Aftermath of Uncovered Family Secrets
TH026 Genetic Genealogy Year In Review 2017
TH028 Meet the DNA Authors
Angie Bush, MS, is the Region 1 Director for the National
Genealogical Society and the chair of the Genetic Genealogy committee. Her day
job is as Genetic Genealogist Researcher with Ancestry ProGenealogists in Salt
Lake City. Although she spends a lot of time working on recent unknown parentage
cases (adoptions, unknown fathers), her favorite type of research involves solving
decades old brick-walls using a combination of traditional records
and genetic evidence. Angie is a Utah native and lives with her husband and two
descendants in Sandy, Utah.
TH020 Writing for Genetic Genealogists
TH032 The Professional Genetic Genealogists Toolbox
Shannon S. Christmas, MCP, specializes in genetic,
colonial American, and African-American genealogy in Virginia and the Carolinas.
TH022 After You Identify The Common Ancestor: Advancing Your DNA Agenda
Janine Cloud began working with Family Tree DNA in
2011 as an information specialist and now is Group Projects Manager. A native
Texan, Janine is passionate about genealogy, history and photography.
TH008 Seeking the Balance between Sharing and Privacy in Genetic Genealogy
Kitty Munson Cooper is well-known blogger on genetics
and genealogy. Her blog, which gets several thousand hits a day, includes numerous
basic pictorial tutorials and several DNA mapping tools.
TH002 DNA Testing Basics for Genealogists
TH031 DNA Triangulation
Ross Curtis, PhD, joined the AncestryDNA team in January
of 2012. He is a computational biologist specializing in genetics and visual
analytics and loves applying his expertise to family history.
TH003 Beyond Ethnicity Results: How DNA Connects Us to Our Past
Schelly Talalay Dardashti, Genealogist and journalist
Schelly Talalay Dardashti has tracked her Sephardi-Ashkenazi-Mizrahi families
for 30 years, created Tracing the Tribe Jewish Genealogy on Facebook"
(11,000+ members) and is MyHeritages US Genealogy Advisor.
TH023 Tracing the Tribe with DNA
Lara Diamond has 25 years of research experience and
has traced her family back to and in Europe using Russian Empire-era and Austria-Hungarian
records. She blogs at http://larasgenealogy.blogspot.com.
TH030 Real-World Examples of the Frustrations of Endogamy
David Dowell, PhD, was librarian for 35 years and
has two degrees in history and two in library science. He has researched family
histories since the 1960's. His most recent books are NextGen Genealogy: The
DNA Connection (2015) and Crash Course in Genealogy (2011). Previously
he taught Genealogy Research and Ethics in the Information
Age at Cuesta College and chaired the Genealogy Committee of the ALA. He
blogs as Dr. D Digs Up Ancestors at http://blog.ddowell.com and coordinates
three DNA projects.
TH012 Family History Plus Health History Leads to Personalized Healthcare
TH017 Was Henderson Dowell's Father of African or European Descent?
TH028 Meet the DNA Authors
Daniel Horowitz, genealogy expert for MyHeritage,
provides key contributions on product development and public affairs. Daniel
is a computer engineer with specialization in education and a is board member
of several genealogy societies.
TH024 Integrating DNA and Family History at MyHeritage.com
Tim Janzen, MD is a medical doctor in Portland, Oregon.
For the past 12 years, he has been using DNA analysis to help complement traditional
genealogical research and he speaks frequently on this topic.
TH001 Using Autosomal DNA Results from Cousin Clusters in Your Research
TH015 Examples of Autosomal DNA Testing Solving Genealogical Questions
Debbie A. Kennett is an Honorary Research Associate
in the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment at University College
London. She is the author of two books: DNA and Social Networking and
The Surnames Handbook. She is the administrator of three DNA projects
at FTDNA: the Cruwys/Cruse/Cruise DNA Project, the Devon DNA Project and the
mtDNA Haplogroup U4 Project. Co-founder of and contributor to the ISOGG Wiki,
she is also a member of the Guild of One-Name Studies and is the Guilds
Social Networking Co-ordinator. She writes the popular blog Cruwys News.
TH016 The DNA of the British Isles
Dr. Michael D. Lacopo is a retired small-animal veterinarian
born and raised in northern Indiana. A self-described all-American mutt,
his research skills cover a broad range.
TH033 Using Mitochondrial DNA Testing For Genealogical Problem Solving
Brad Larkin, MBA, MCSE, is a software engineer from
Texas interested in genealogy, music, science, and history. He combines those
passions to create technology in the fields of genetic genealogy and healthcare.
TH007 Y-DNA of the British Monarchy
TH021 Dont Discard the Y-STRs
David Nicholson - Managing Director of Living
DNA. Having been involved in DNA testing for over 15 years, David was the first
person to bring a commercial DNA testing company to the UK exhibitions in 2006.
With a passion for taking complex genetics and making it simple he presents on
a behind the scenes view of DNA testing for family history and what fine scale
analysis now offers.
TH006 Behind the Scenes with Living DNA
Michael Sager holds a masters degree in biology
and is in charge of maintaining the Family Tree DNA haplotree to the most current
TH019 FTDNA Haplotree: Where Are We Now?
Drew Smith, MLS, is a librarian at the University of
South Florida, author of the book Organize Your Genealogy, host of the
Genealogy Connection podcast, and co-host of The Genealogy Guys
TH009 Before You Test: DNA Basics You Need to Know
Robin Smith, PhD, joined 23andMe in 2013 as a scientist
on the Product team and is currently the Ancestry Product Manager. He's made
multiple contributions to product R&D - notably in the areas of Wellness,
Traits, and Ancestry. Prior to 23andMe, Robin completed a postdoctoral fellowship
at UCSF where he studied the 98 percent of the genome that doesnt code
for genes, so called DNA dark matter. Robin earned his PhD from The
University of Miami.
TH014 Tackling Genetic Genealogy With 23andMe
Diahan Southard, Fifteen years of experience in the
genetic genealogy industry has qualified Diahan Southard to instruct all levels
of interest. You will leave enlightened and motivated as she is upbeat and full
TH005 Five Tips to Make Sense of Your DNA Testing
TH025 A Day Out with Your DNA
Anna Swayne has 10+ years of experience in the DNA genealogy
world. At Ancestry, she leads efforts in developing education to help our community
maximize their experience with AncestryDNA.
TH013 DNA Testing: From Start to Finish
Paul Alan Woodbury, is a graduate of BYU where he
studied Genetics and Genealogy. He is a senior researcher at Legacy Tree Genealogists
and a course developer at SLCC. He specializes in DNA research.
TH004 Diving In from the Other Side: European DNA Case Studies
TH029 Genetic Genealogy Heir Hunting: Who Has the DNA You Need?