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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Elliott Greenspan

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Elliott Greenspan presented a talk on “IT Roadmap 2011: The Year in Review and Looking Ahead.” Elliott Greenspan SOURCE:  Elliott Greenspan (Houston, Harris County, Texas); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Michael Hammer

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Michael Hammer, PhD presented a talk on “Neandertals in Our Midst: Just How Modern is Our Genome?” Michael Hammer SOURCE:  Michael Hammer (Houston, Harris County, Texas); photographed by Stephen … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Katherine Hope Borges and Alice Fairhurst

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Katherine Hope Borges and Alice Fairhurst led a meeting of the Family Tree DNA Chapter of ISOGG (International Society of Genetic Genealogy). Katherine Hope Borges and Alice Fairhurst SOURCE:  … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Q&A Panel

At the end of the first day of the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, those who made presentations answered questions from the audience. Mike Hammer and Thomas Krahn SOURCE:  Mike Hammer and Thomas Krahn (Houston, Harris … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Steve Morse – Part 1

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Steve Morse, PhD presented a talk on “One Step Webpages Part I: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools.” Steve Morse SOURCE:  Steve Morse (Houston, Harris County, Texas); photographed by Stephen J. Danko … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Peter Hrechdakian

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Peter Hrechdakian presented a talk entitled “The Armenian DNA Project.” Peter Hrechdakian SOURCE:  Peter Hrechdakian (Houston, Harris County, Texas); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 05 November 2011. The Armenian … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – David Pike

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, David Pike, PhD presented a talk entitled “Phasing & Other Analysis of Family Finder Results.” David Pike SOURCE:  David Pike (Houston, Harris County, Texas); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Bruce Walsh

At the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators, Bruce Walsh, PhD presented a talk entitled “Genetic Genealogy Q&A.”  I was particularly interested in this talk because, while I know quite a bit about Y-DNA and mitochondrial DNA … Continue reading

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FTDNA Conference 2011 – Spencer Wells

After introductory remarks by Bennett Greenspan and Max Blankfeld who announced, among other things, a new collaboration between Family Tree DNA and Archives.com, Spencer Wells, PhD took the podium to present “Genographic Project Update: New from the Field.” Spencer Wells SOURCE:  Spencer … Continue reading

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Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators

I attended the Seventh International Family Tree DNA Conference for Group Administrators which was held on 05 November 2011 – 06 November 2011.  I am an administrator for five surname projects at Family Tree DNA:  Busi, Czwalga/Swalga, Danko, Dziurzynski, and Niedzialkowski … Continue reading

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