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PNR Rendezvous: The Ten Most Frequently Asked Questions about Genetic Testing

Class Details

Advertising for DNA testing companies proliferates the media these days, but many individuals spit or swab, but then wonder how to get beyond their ethnicity results. The first questions usually asked regarding genetic testing are: "Where should I test?" and "I got my results, now what?" We will explore these questions and more in this presentation as an introduction to the world of DNA and interpreting test results. More advanced tools will be introduced that are fun and give the researcher real information they can use. If you have tested, review your results before the session.

Presenter: Jill Morelli, CG® takes clients and lectures about her Midwestern, northern German and Scandinavian ancestors nationwide with a focus on intermediate and advanced methodologies, and unique records sets. She has been published in the National Genealogical Quarterly, Illinois State Genealogical Quarterly and The Swedish American Genealogist. Recently retired from the University of Washington School of Medicine as their Director of Facilities, she is president of the Seattle Genealogical Society and belongs to Association of Professional Genealogists, Genealogy Speakers Guild and others. After obtaining her credential as a Certified Genealogist, she began an online course sharing her experiences in order to demystify the process of certification.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National, PNR
Feb 19, 2020
1:00PM - 2:00PM PT
Instructor(s):
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
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Continuing Education Credits: 
1

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PNR Rendezvous is a webinar series presented by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region. Each session focuses on various topics such as health, research, resources, librarianship, and technology for attendees to incorporate into their work.

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