Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Announcement: JGS of Conejo Valley and Ventura County

SUBJECT:
General Meeting

DATE:

Monday, December 6, 2010

TIME:

7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

LOCATION

Temple Adat Elohim (a co-sponsor of the event)
2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA

TOPIC:

"Genetic Genealogy Demystified -- Understanding and Interpreting Your DNA Results"

Genetic genealogy is a cutting-edge tool that genealogists have been using to supplement traditional genealogy research for the last 10 years. Using DNA for genealogy may seem daunting at first, but you definitely do not have to be a geneticist to make use of this great tool. Join us to learn about the major types of genealogical DNA tests in use today, the genetics behind them, how to read your results, and how to use those results to identify genealogical connections.

SPEAKER
Elise Friedman

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Elise Friedman, is a professional genealogist, specializing in Jewish genealogy, genetic genealogy, and technology. Ms. Friedman is very active in the field of genetic genealogy, where she volunteers as JewishGen's (www.jewishgen.org) DNA Projects Coordinator, manages several DNA studies through Family Tree DNA, and co-authored a genetic genealogy case study that was published in the AVOTAYNU and FORUM genealogy journals. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the International Society of Genetic Genealogy.

Everyone is eligible for the drawing of fantastic genealogical prizes for those who renew their JGSCV membership or join for 2011. You must be present to win! Light refreshments will be served celebrating Chanukah and our membership drive.

There is no charge to attend the meeting. Anyone may join JGSCV. Annual dues are $25 for an individual and $30 for a family.

For more information contact: information@jgscv.org

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