Mark Jobling

Mark Jobling studied Biochemistry and completed a DPhil in Genetics at the University of Oxford. He moved to the University of Leicester in 1992 where he has been supported by Wellcome Trust fellowships and is now a Professor. His group uses human genetic diversity to investigate processes of colonisation, migration and admixture, and (with a focus on the Y chromosome) to study mutation processes. He also applies Y-chromosomal markers to understanding the relationships between Y types and patrilineal surnames, and in forensic analysis. 

Ask the DNA experts

16:15 - 17:00

An informal session with some of the DNA speakers and ISOGG members. Come along with your questions and enjoy the discussion.

Family Tree Magazine

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Join Family Tree magazine today, take advantage of our incredible show offer, and grab yourself a range of free gifts! We've been bringing you expert advice for over 30 years… now's the perfect time to join the Family Tree community. 

AGRA (Association of Genealogists and Researchers in Archives)

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AGRA is the professional body for genealogists in England and Wales. Members are accredited by a Board of Assessors to provide a high standard of professional research. 

International Society of Genetic Genealogists (ISOGG)

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ISOGG (International Society of Genetic Genealogy) provides online resources to educate genealogists about DNA testing, and is recommended by all reputable DNA testing companies. These resources include the ISOGG Wiki, ISOGG Facebook page, many videos on YouTube and email forums. 

British Association for Local History

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Bring your questions on local and family history to the experts at our stand and see our publications, many at discounts. Join BALH today and receive a complimentary book. 

Alan Godfrey Maps

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Publisher of Old Ordnance Survey Maps, Most maps are 15" to the mile and are so detailed that virtually every house is shown. Invaluable for genealogists and historians. 

University of Stratclyde

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Take part in online learning from beginner to postgraduate level through the University of Strathclyde.
 World leading postgraduate courses in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies
 Flexible, part-time and modular online distance learning format
 Developed by and for professional genealogists
 No exams; progress based on continuous assessment
 Progress from Postgraduate Certificate to Postgraduate Diploma and then to a Master’s. 

Society of Genealogists

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Founded in 1911 and located in London, we are Britain’s premier family history society. Discover more about our extensive library, education programme and publications on our website

Shropshire Family History

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19 & 20

Members will be on hand to offer advice and information about Family History in Shropshire. Look-ups will be available and local interest books, microfiche and CDs will be on sale.