Monday, March 29, 2010

Genealogy and Genetics - Tuesday, April 6 (7:30 p.m.)

The Durham Region Branch Meeting,  Tuesday, April 6 (7:30 p.m.)

Genealogy and Genetics presented by Ken Ackles
A y-DNA Surname Study Produces Some Completely Unexpected Results. 
Introduction to genetics, y-DNA and Mitochondrial DNA, Why y-DNA is important for genealogy, What is DNA?, Short Tandem Repeats (STRs), Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP), and The Ackles Surname Project, The big surprise, Ancient origins, Suggested reading.

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