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Advances in mtDNA Testing

Doron Behar, postdoctoral fellow in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and William Hurst, administrator of the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) Haplogroup K Project, discussed the use of mtDNA testing for genealogy and anthropology. Continue reading

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Lessons from a Large DNA Project

At the recent Family Tree DNA 5th International Conference on Genetic Genealogy for Project Administrators, Robert D. McLaren presented a talk entitled “Lessons Learned from Running a Large Surname DNA Project.” Continue reading

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Time to the Most Recent Common Ancestor

At the recent Family Tree DNA 5th International Conference on Genetic Genealogy for Project Administrators, Dr. Michael Hammer of the University of Arizona discussed advances in calculating the time to the most recent common ancestor (TMRCA). Continue reading

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Privacy, Ethics, and DTC Legislation in DNA Testing

Two talks at the Family Tree DNA 5th International Conference on Genetic Genealogy for Project Administrators dealt with the related issues of privacy, ethics, and Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Legislation in DNA testing. Continue reading

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Back Home from the FTDNA Genetic Genealogy Conference

I just returned home from the Family Tree DNA 5th International Conference on Genetic Genealogy for Project Administrators held in Houston this past weekend. Continue reading

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Conference on Genetic Genealogy

Today I’m flying to Houston to attend the Family Tree DNA 5th International Conference on Genetic Genealogy for Project Administrators. Continue reading

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Alien Passenger Manifest for Ksawery Niedziałkowski – 1910

Ksawery Niedzialkowski departed from Bremen aboard the S.S. Grosser Kurfurst on 15 Jan 1910 and arrived in New York on 26 Jan 1910. Continue reading

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Alien Passenger Manifest for Leon Niedziałkowski – 1907

I discovered an Alien Passenger Manifest for Leon Niedzialkowski who entered New York on 04 Sep 1907. Continue reading

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San Francisco Bay Area Genealogy Calendar – March 2009

San Francisco Bay Area Genealogy Calendar – March 2009 Continue reading

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Interview on KUSF

Today, I was interviewed by Zbyszek Stanczyk, host of Studio Poland on KUSF 90.3 FM. Zbyszek promised me that the hour would fly by, and indeed it did. We talked about the basics of Polish genealogy and this blog, and barely … Continue reading

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