This Webinar will provide an easy to understand introduction on how to use your DNA to help find your ancestry and verify that it is correct. It will present the basics of how genetic genealogy testing works and give real-life examples of its benefits. It will explain how Y-DNA, mtDNA, atDNA and X-chromosome results for you and your relatives can be used to support traditional family history and break through brick walls.
About our Speaker
Peter J. Roberts is a life-long family historian and archivist/associate professor at Georgia State University. He has an undergraduate degree in art history from Emory University and a graduate degree in museum education from The George Washington University. He has had an interest in genealogy for about 40 years and has been exploring genetic genealogy for the past 10 years. He is the administrator for the Bahamas DNA Project and three surname DNA projects, namely Roberts, Sasser, and Rustin. He is a past regional coordinator for the Atlanta area for the International Society of Genetic Genealogy. Since July of 2013 he has designed ways to help WikiTree integrate the DNA results of its members.