Family Tree DNA

The DNA Workshop theatre is run in partnership with Family Tree DNA and is organised by the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG). Tickets are not required to attend the talks. We advise you to arrive at the theatre 10 minutes before each talk as admission will be on a first come, first served basis.

All
Thursday
Friday
Saturday

Thursday 6 April 2017

Time

9:00
10:00
11:00
12:00
13:00
14:00
15:00
16:00
17:00
18:00

DNA Workshop

10:15
11:10
Linda Magellan will cover all the basics about DNA testing – the three main types of DNA test...

Linda Magellan

Linda Parker Magellan is an independent Professional Genetic Genealogy Consultant who has travelled...
11:15
12:10
Family Tree DNA now hosts over 9000 different surname, regional and haplogroup projects, all run by...

Katherine Borges

Katherine Borges co-founded and serves as Director of the International Society of Genetic...
12:15
13:15
As DNA collections continue to emerge, representing individuals sampled from ever more locations,...

Garrett Hellenthal

Garrett Hellenthal is a statistical geneticist at University College London, whose primary work...
14:15
15:10
On 5th April 1945 a well spoken and smartly dressed woman left a small baby (later called Linda) in...

Julia Bell

Julia Bell found her WW2 American GI grandfather, Arthur Benager Garrett, in 2014 despite having no...
15:15
16:10
Y-DNA is inherited along the direct male line in the same way as the surname is passed from father...

Maurice Gleeson

Maurice Gleeson is a psychiatrist and genetic genealogist. He is administrator of several Surname...
16:15
17:00
An informal session with some of the DNA speakers and ISOGG members. Come along with your questions...

DNA Workshop

10:15
11:10
Linda Magellan will cover all the basics about DNA testing – the three main types of DNA test...

Linda Magellan

Linda Parker Magellan is an independent Professional Genetic Genealogy Consultant who has travelled...
11:15
12:10
Family Tree DNA now hosts over 9000 different surname, regional and haplogroup projects, all run by...

Katherine Borges

Katherine Borges co-founded and serves as Director of the International Society of Genetic...
12:15
13:15
As DNA collections continue to emerge, representing individuals sampled from ever more locations,...

Garrett Hellenthal

Garrett Hellenthal is a statistical geneticist at University College London, whose primary work...
14:15
15:10
On 5th April 1945 a well spoken and smartly dressed woman left a small baby (later called Linda) in...

Julia Bell

Julia Bell found her WW2 American GI grandfather, Arthur Benager Garrett, in 2014 despite having no...
15:15
16:10
Y-DNA is inherited along the direct male line in the same way as the surname is passed from father...

Maurice Gleeson

Maurice Gleeson is a psychiatrist and genetic genealogist. He is administrator of several Surname...
16:15
17:00
An informal session with some of the DNA speakers and ISOGG members. Come along with your questions...

Friday 7 April 2017

Time

9:00
10:00
11:00
12:00
13:00
14:00
15:00
16:00
17:00
18:00

DNA Workshop

10:15
11:10
DNA testing can appear to be a dark hole – an abyss – of test choices, terminology and...

Emily D. Aulicino

Emily D. Aulicino, BS in History, MED (Master’s in Education); Speaker and Regional...
11:15
12:10
An autosomal DNA test gives you matches with your genetic cousins on all your family lines. The...

Debbie Kennett

Debbie is the author of DNA and Social Networking and The Surnames Handbook. She is an Honorary...
12:15
13:15
This talk is for people who may already have some experience or knowledge of basic Y-DNA testing,...

John Cleary

John is a lecturer at a university in Edinburgh and a member of ISOGG (International Society of...
14:15
15:10
The study of emigrants from Britain can help both the emigrant’s descendants and the British...

Brian Swann

Brian Swann has been involved with family history since 1967 and is a founder member of the Norfolk...
15:15
16:10
Until recently, Y-chromosome SNPs were regarded as only useful for ancient ancestry. This...

Graham Holton

After long experience as a librarian, Graham began teaching family history as a tutor of evening...
16:15
17:00
An informal session with some of the DNA speakers and ISOGG members. Come along with your questions...

DNA Workshop

10:15
11:10
DNA testing can appear to be a dark hole – an abyss – of test choices, terminology and...

Emily D. Aulicino

Emily D. Aulicino, BS in History, MED (Master’s in Education); Speaker and Regional...
11:15
12:10
An autosomal DNA test gives you matches with your genetic cousins on all your family lines. The...

Debbie Kennett

Debbie is the author of DNA and Social Networking and The Surnames Handbook. She is an Honorary...
12:15
13:15
This talk is for people who may already have some experience or knowledge of basic Y-DNA testing,...

John Cleary

John is a lecturer at a university in Edinburgh and a member of ISOGG (International Society of...
14:15
15:10
The study of emigrants from Britain can help both the emigrant’s descendants and the British...

Brian Swann

Brian Swann has been involved with family history since 1967 and is a founder member of the Norfolk...
15:15
16:10
Until recently, Y-chromosome SNPs were regarded as only useful for ancient ancestry. This...

Graham Holton

After long experience as a librarian, Graham began teaching family history as a tutor of evening...
16:15
17:00
An informal session with some of the DNA speakers and ISOGG members. Come along with your questions...

Saturday 8 April 2017

Time

9:00
10:00
11:00
12:00
13:00
14:00
15:00
16:00
17:00
18:00

DNA Workshop

10:15
11:10
Not sure what DNA test to take or what it will tell you about your roots? Come and learn the basics...

Linda Kerr

Linda is a professional genealogist and archive researcher specialising in Scottish family history...
11:15
12:10
This talk will give an overview of how autosomal DNA testing can help you solve mysteries in and...

Michelle Leonard

Michelle Leonard is a Scottish Professional Genealogist. She holds an M.A. in English and Modern...
12:15
13:15
We are engaged in analysis of genome variation in archaeological bone. They vary in age and some...

Dan Bradley

Dan Bradley spent his early years on an Irish farm. After a degree in genetics from Cambridge...
14:15
15:10
An increasing number of people are suggesting the DNA testing of excavated human skeletons as a...

Andrew Millard

Andrew Millard is Director of the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Senior...
15:15
16:10
The ground-breaking techniques used in the Fromelles project (which so far has identified 150 out...

Victoria Moore

Victoria Moore is a specialist DNA scientist who has previously worked with the Public Health...
16:15
17:00
An informal session with some of the DNA speakers and ISOGG members. Come along with your questions...

DNA Workshop

10:15
11:10
Not sure what DNA test to take or what it will tell you about your roots? Come and learn the basics...

Linda Kerr

Linda is a professional genealogist and archive researcher specialising in Scottish family history...
11:15
12:10
This talk will give an overview of how autosomal DNA testing can help you solve mysteries in and...

Michelle Leonard

Michelle Leonard is a Scottish Professional Genealogist. She holds an M.A. in English and Modern...
12:15
13:15
We are engaged in analysis of genome variation in archaeological bone. They vary in age and some...

Dan Bradley

Dan Bradley spent his early years on an Irish farm. After a degree in genetics from Cambridge...
14:15
15:10
An increasing number of people are suggesting the DNA testing of excavated human skeletons as a...

Andrew Millard

Andrew Millard is Director of the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, and Senior...
15:15
16:10
The ground-breaking techniques used in the Fromelles project (which so far has identified 150 out...

Victoria Moore

Victoria Moore is a specialist DNA scientist who has previously worked with the Public Health...
16:15
17:00
An informal session with some of the DNA speakers and ISOGG members. Come along with your questions...