“DNA Painter Basics: Strategies to Enhance Your Genealogical Research” by Adina Newman

Webinar: DNA Painter Basics: Strategies to Enhance Your Genealogical Research
Speaker: Adina Newman
When: Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at 8:00pm Eastern

Program Description:
DNA Painter provides several tools to help you visualize and enhance your traditional and genetic genealogy research. This presentation will provide an overview of the various tools available at the DNA Painter site, including the Shared cM tool, What Are the Odds (WATO), ancestral trees, and chromosome mapping using real-life examples.

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Adina Newman, EdD, the creator of My Family Genie, is a professional genealogist and educator. Her specialties include Jewish genealogy, genetic genealogy, social media, and New England, and she presents on these topics in a variety of venues, from major genealogy conferences to local genealogy societies. Her findings have received international media attention, including mentions in The Daily Mail, AP News, and The Times of Israel, and she has made appearances on several news outlets such as NPR and I24NEWS. She co-founded the DNA Reunion Project at the Center for Jewish History, a program to raise awareness about the potential of DNA testing within the Holocaust survivor community and provide survivors and their children with commercial DNA tests. She volunteers as a moderator for a Jewish genetic genealogy Facebook group and on the program committee for her local Jewish genealogical society. She was also a 2020 recipient of the AncestryProGenealogists scholarship. 

VGA Members can register for this webinar via the Zoom link in the Upcoming Webinars area of the Members Center. Please contact info@virtualgenealogy.org if you have any questions.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.