Back to Basics: Foundations in DNA Webinar Weekend - July 10-12

Back to Basics: Foundation in DNA Webinar Weekend - July 10-12

Our free webinar weekends in July starts this Friday with the Foundations in DNA 5-class series by Blaine Bettinger. The classes will be available from Friday July 10 through Sunday July 12, 2020 by going to FamilyTreeWebinars.com/beginners. This is your chance to get off to a solid start understanding DNA!

Foundation in DNA by Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.


Foundations in DNA 1 of 5: Genealogy and DNA

A very basic introduction to DNA and how it can be used in combination with traditional genealogical research. Together we will examine the answers to questions like: "why should you test your DNA?" and "how do I get started with DNA?"


Foundations in DNA 2 of 5: DNA Overview

An introduction to Y-DNA, mitochondrial DNA, and autosomal DNA testing, including how each of these types of DNA are inherited, how they are tested, who you should have tested, and where you should purchase testing.

Foundations in DNA 3 of 5: Y-DNA

A look at how Y-DNA can be used for genealogical research, with examples, and a demonstration of how to review your Y-DNA test results at Family Tree DNA.

Foundations in DNA 4 of 5: Mitochondrial DNA

A look at how mtDNA can be used for genealogical research, with examples, and a demonstration of how to review your mtDNA test results at Family Tree DNA.

Foundations in DNA 5 of 5: Autosomal DNA

A look at how atDNA can be used for genealogical research, with examples, and a demonstration of how to review your atDNA test results at 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and Family Tree DNA.

 

View all of these classes July 10-12, 2020 for free at FamilyTreeWebinars.com/beginners.

 


Register for Webinar Wednesday: Finding a Father for Molly - Using DNA by Jill Morelli, CG

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Oral tradition told the story; DNA identified the father. The case study illustrates using matches on Ancestry and GEDmatch to narrow the number of candidates, developing and implementing a targeted testing plan, hypothesis development and using documentary evidence to support the conclusion---while complying with genetic standards. The use of the X-match, not often employed is utilized as well. It’s a simple case to illustrate basic principles without jargon.

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About the presenter

Jill MorelliJill Morelli, CG is a "Roots" genealogist, becoming interested in family history in the 1970's with the Alex Haley show. At that time, she just collected "stuff." After a hiatus during which she had a family and volunteered in her community, Jill came back to genealogy with a vengeance in February 2002 and a total commitment to "doing it right." She attended conferences, institutes and read articles that would improve her skills as a genealogist. Jill started lecturing on genealogy topics in 2013; however, her background includes extensive lecturing associated with her vocation of architecture to large (300+) and small groups for 40+ years. Jill is a lecturer, writer and professional genealogist and has a blog at http://genealogycertification.wordpress.com about her experiences of being "on the clock," house histories and other topics of interest.

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New TechZone Video - What are Pile-Up Regions? by Diahan Southard

New TechZone Video - What are Pile-Up Regions? by Diahan Southard

 

Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new short ten minute or less TechZone video just for them! This Friday enjoy "What are Pile-Up Regions?" by Diahan Southard.

What are Pile-Up Regions?

Learn what a pile up region is and how it can impact your understanding of your DNA matches.

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About the Presenter

Diahan SouthardDiahan Southard is a leading voice for consumer DNA testing from her position as Founder of Your DNA Guide. Diahan teaches internationally, consults with leading testing companies and forensics experts. Southard's company, Your DNA Guide (YourDNAGuide.com), deploys a team of scientists who provide one-on-one genetic genealogy education and research services. She recently published Your DNA Guide-the Book, that takes you on a step-by-step journey with your DNA in order to find answers to your genealogy questions. You will walk away from an interaction wither her enlightened and motivated as she has a passion for genetic genealogy, a genuine love for people, and a gift for making the technical understandable.

See all the webinars and videos by Diahan Southard in the Legacy library.
 
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Subscribe today and get access to this BONUS members-only webinar AND all of this:

  • All 1,284 classes in the library (1,525 hours of quality genealogy education)
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Your Questions Answered LIVE— More DNA with Diahan - free webinar now online for limited time

Your Questions Answered LIVE— More DNA with Diahan - free webinar now online for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Diahan Southard, "Your Questions Answered LIVE—More DNA with Diahan" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Now’s your chance to ask your tech questions and your DNA questions. On hand will be experts in their fields: Thomas MacEntee and Diahan Southard. Email your questions to geoff@legacyfamilytree.com. Register once and you will be registered for all four "Fridays in May" webinars.

View the Recording at FamilyTreeWebinars.com

If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 27 minute recording of "‘Your Questions Answered LIVE—More DNA with Diahan" is now available to view in our webinar library for free. If you have a webinar membership, it is available anytime.

Webinar Memberships/Subscriptions

Webinar Members get:

  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 1,261 classes, 1,499 hours of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 5,049 pages)
  • On-demand access to the live webinars' chat logs
  • 5% off all products at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com (must be logged in at checkout)
  • Access to all future recordings for the duration of their membership
  • Chance for a members-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Access to register for bonus members-only webinars
  • Ability to view which webinars you are registered for
  • Use of the playlist, resume watching, and jump-to features

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Your Questions Answered LIVE—DNA with Diahan - free webinar now online for limited time

Your Questions Answered LIVE—DNA with Diahan - free webinar now online for limited time

The recording of today's webinar by Diahan Southard, "Your Questions Answered LIVE—DNA with Diahan" is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

Now’s your chance to ask your tech questions and your DNA questions. On hand will be experts in their fields: Thomas MacEntee and Diahan Southard. Email your questions to geoff@legacyfamilytree.com. Register once and you will be registered for all four "Fridays in May" webinars.

View the Recording at FamilyTreeWebinars.com

If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 28 minute recording of "‘Your Questions Answered LIVE—DNA with Diahan" is now available to view in our webinar library for free. If you have a webinar membership, it is available anytime.

Webinar Memberships/Subscriptions

Webinar Members get:

  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 1,257 classes, 1,495 hours of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 5,042 pages)
  • On-demand access to the live webinars' chat logs
  • 5% off all products at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com (must be logged in at checkout)
  • Access to all future recordings for the duration of their membership
  • Chance for a members-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Access to register for bonus members-only webinars
  • Ability to view which webinars you are registered for
  • Use of the playlist, resume watching, and jump-to features

Introductory pricing:

  • Annual membership: $49.95/year

Register for our upcoming webinars (free)

Print the 2020 webinar brochure here.


New TechZone Video - DNA Testing of Artifacts and Family Heirlooms? by Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.

New TechZone Video - DNA Testing of Artifacts and Family Heirlooms? by Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.

Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new short ten minute or less TechZone video just for them! This Friday enjoy "DNA Testing of Artifacts and Family Heirlooms?" by Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D. 

DNA Testing of Artifacts and Family Heirlooms?

Can you test ancestral artifacts such as hair, envelopes and brushes? This video covers what can be tested, ethics, cost and the companies currently providing the service.

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About the Presenter

Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney by day and a genetic genealogist by night. In 2007 he started The Genetic Genealogist Blaine Bettinger(www.thegeneticgenealogist.com), one of the earliest blogs on the topic. Dr. Bettinger has been interviewed and quoted on personal genomics topics in NewsweekNew ScientistWired, and others. He authored I Have the Results of My Genetic Genealogy Test, Now What? in 2008, which is distributed by Family Tree DNA to all of their new customers.

Blaine frequently authors articles and gives presentations to educate others about the use of DNA to explore their ancestry. He is an instructor for genetic genealogy courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research, and Family Tree University. Blaine was also recently elected to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society's Board of Trustees, and graduated from ProGen Study Group 21 in 2015.

See all the webinars and videos by Blaine Bettinger in the Legacy library.
 
Not a member yet?

Legacy Family Tree Webinars provides genealogy education where-you-are through live and recorded online webinars and videos. Learn from the best instructors in genealogy including Thomas MacEntee, Judy Russell, J. Mark Lowe, Lisa Louise Cooke, Tom Jones, and many more. Learn at your convenience. On-demand classes are available 24 hours a day! All you need is a computer or mobile device with an Internet connection.

Subscribe today and get access to this BONUS members-only webinar AND all of this:

  • All 1,256 classes in the library (1,493 hours of quality genealogy education)
  • 5,042 pages of instructors' handouts
  • Chat logs from the live webinars
  • Additional 5% off anything at FamilyTreeWebinars.com
  • Chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Additional members-only webinars

It's just $49.95/year.


New TechZone Video - Why are My Siblings' Ethnicity Results Different? by Mags Gaulden

New TechZone Video - Why are My Siblings' Ethnicity Results Different? by Mags Gaulden

Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new short ten minute or less TechZone video just for them! This Friday enjoy "Why are My Siblings' Ethnicity Results Different?" by Mags Gaulden. 

Why are My Siblings' Ethnicity Results Different?

Learn about inheritance of DNA to explain why your dna results are different from your siblings.

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About the Presenter

Mags GauldenMags is a Professional Genealogist specializing in Genetic Genealogy as founder of Grandma’s Genes in Ottawa. Growing up in a family full of family historians, Mags was primed to become a Genealogist. After earning her Bachelors Degree from Columbia College, she began to work her own Genealogy as a "hobby". This 30-year "hobby" eventually led her to a Leader role with WikiTree, where she currently leads: The DNA Innovators Project, The United Empire Loyalist Project and the British Home Children Project. She also leads the Templeton and McElmoyle Name Studies and the McElmoyle DNA Project. Work with WikiTree led to Mags starting Grandma’s Genes in 2016. Mags is an international Genetic Genealogy Lecturer, Blogger and a Social Media Maven.  She serves as Admin for Facebook groups including the ISOGG Facebook Group. She is a former member of the Canadian Casualty Identification Team.
 
See all the webinars and videos by Mags Gaulden in the Legacy library.
 
Not a member yet?

Legacy Family Tree Webinars provides genealogy education where-you-are through live and recorded online webinars and videos. Learn from the best instructors in genealogy including Thomas MacEntee, Judy Russell, J. Mark Lowe, Lisa Louise Cooke, Tom Jones, and many more. Learn at your convenience. On-demand classes are available 24 hours a day! All you need is a computer or mobile device with an Internet connection.

Subscribe today and get access to this BONUS members-only webinar AND all of this:

  • All 1,200 classes in the library (1,444 hours of quality genealogy education)
  • 4,913 pages of instructors' handouts
  • Chat logs from the live webinars
  • Additional 5% off anything at FamilyTreeWebinars.com
  • Chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Additional members-only webinars

It's just $49.95/year.


LucidChart and Other Tools for Genetic Genealogy - free webinar by Blaine Bettinger now online for limited time

LucidChart and Other Tools for Genetic Genealogy - free webinar by Blaine Bettinger now online for limited time

The recording of Wednesday's webinar, "LucidChart and Other Tools for Genetic Genealogy” by Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is now available to view at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com for free for a limited time.

Webinar Description

In addition to company tools and traditional third-party tools, genetic genealogists find themselves adapting tools to help achieve their research goals. For example, LucidChart is a charting tool that allows genealogists to create dynamic family tree diagrams. We will examine this and other tools genetic genealogists can use in their daily research.
 
View the Recording at FamilyTreeWebinars.com

If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour and 32 minute recording of "LucidChart and Other Tools for Genetic Genealogy " is now available to view in our webinar library for free. If you have a webinar membership, it is available anytime.

Webinar Memberships/Subscriptions

Webinar Members get:

  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 1,183 classes, 1,432 hours of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 4,867 pages)
  • On-demand access to the live webinars' chat logs
  • 5% off all products at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com (must be logged in at checkout)
  • Access to all future recordings for the duration of their membership
  • Chance for a members-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Access to register for bonus members-only webinars
  • Ability to view which webinars you are registered for
  • Use of the playlist, resume watching, and jump-to features

Introductory pricing:

  • Annual membership: $49.95/year

Register for our upcoming webinars (free)

Print the 2020 webinar brochure here.


New TechZone Video - DNA Testing and Chemotherapy? by Blaine Bettinger

New TechZone Video - DNA Testing and Chemotherapy? by Blaine Bettinger

Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new short ten minute or less TechZone video just for them! This Friday enjoy "DNA Testing and Chemotherapy?" by Blaine Bettinger. 

DNA Testing and Chemotherapy?

Can you take a DNA test while undergoing chemotherapy treatment? This video explains everything you need to know.

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About the Presenter

Blaine BettingerBlaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney by day and a genetic genealogist by night. In 2007 he started The Genetic Genealogist (www.thegeneticgenealogist.com), one of the earliest blogs on the topic. Dr. Bettinger has been interviewed and quoted on personal genomics topics in NewsweekNew ScientistWired, and others. He authored I Have the Results of My Genetic Genealogy Test, Now What? in 2008, which is distributed by Family Tree DNA to all of their new customers.

Blaine frequently authors articles and gives presentations to educate others about the use of DNA to explore their ancestry. He is an instructor for genetic genealogy courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research, and Family Tree University. Blaine was also recently elected to the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society's Board of Trustees, and graduated from ProGen Study Group 21 in 2015.

See all the webinars and videos by Blaine Bettinger in the Legacy library.
 
Not a member yet?

Legacy Family Tree Webinars provides genealogy education where-you-are through live and recorded online webinars and videos. Learn from the best instructors in genealogy including Thomas MacEntee, Judy Russell, J. Mark Lowe, Lisa Louise Cooke, Tom Jones, and many more. Learn at your convenience. On-demand classes are available 24 hours a day! All you need is a computer or mobile device with an Internet connection.

Subscribe today and get access to this BONUS members-only webinar AND all of this:

  • All 1,170 classes in the library (1,418 hours of quality genealogy education)
  • 4,756 pages of instructors' handouts
  • Chat logs from the live webinars
  • Additional 5% off anything at FamilyTreeWebinars.com
  • Chance for a bonus subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Additional members-only webinars

It's just $49.95/year.


FamilyTreeWebinars.com adds Genetic Genealogy Ireland conference videos

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Legacy Family Tree Webinars and MyHeritage are delighted to announce the addition of fifteen Genetic Genealogy Ireland (GGI) 2019 presentations to the Legacy webinar library. The classes, recorded live during in the 2019 Belfast and Dublin conferences, include presentations by top international genetic genealogists on the latest developments in genetic genealogy with a special focus on their application to Irish genealogy. 

The presentations include:

  1. Using GenomeMate Pro & Other Tools by Michelle Leonard
  2. Irish Genealogies & DNA: Back into the Mythological Past by Bart Jaski
  3. Exploring new Y-DNA Horizons with Big Y-700 by Iaian McDonald
  4. Irish Genealogy Down Under by Michelle Patient
  5. The DNA Journey: Perspectives from Irish Adoptees by Dolores Quinlan
  6. Canadian Casualty Identification Program - Using Databases to Connect Families to their Lost Soldiers by Mags Gaulden
  7. An Irish-Ukrainian Case Study by Regina Negrycz
  8. Did the Irish Bring Rare mtDNA to Newfoundland? by David Pike
  9. The Tools at DNAgedcom & Genetic.Family by Rob Warthen & John Collins
  10. Managing Your DNA Matches by Donna Rutherford
  11. DNA Successes of a non-DNA Expert by Alan Rosborough
  12. Using Y-DNA Testing to Investigate Ulster and Scottish Surnames by John Cleary
  13. DNA Testing for Complete Beginners by Debbie Kennett
  14. Why Testing at Ancestry is Not Enough by Martin McDowell
  15. Do You Have the DNA of a Scottish Clan? by Alasdair Macdonald

The Genetic Genealogy Ireland 2020 presentations will also be added to the Legacy Family Tree Webinars library after their completion.

The annual Genetic Genealogy Ireland conference, hosted by Maurice Gleeson, has been running since 2013 in Dublin. It consists of 2-3 days of DNA Lectures from leading genetic genealogists in Ireland, the UK and Worldwide. In 2018, a second DNA Lecture series was started in Belfast. 

How to access

Access to the classes is included at no additional charge for those with a webinar membership. Visit https://familytreewebinars.com/ggi and login to view. For more information about webinar membership, or to join, click here.

Webinar Memberships

Webinar Members get:

  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 1,169 classes, 1,418 hours of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 4,756 pages)
  • On-demand access to the live webinars' chat logs
  • 5% off all products at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com (must be logged in at checkout)
  • Access to all future recordings for the duration of their membership
  • Chance for a members-only door prize during each live webinar
  • Access to register for bonus members-only webinars
  • Ability to view which webinars you are registered for
  • Use of the playlist, resume watching, and jump-to features

Introductory pricing:

  • Annual membership: $49.95/year

Register for our upcoming webinars (free)

Print the 2020 webinar brochure here.

 

 

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