Notice of Meeting
This is my site Written by admin on August 28, 2012 – 8:02 am

On Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 2pm at the Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
(3535 South Lumpkin Road), Dr. Brian Schwartz, Professor of Biology at Columbus State University will present  “DNA Testing for Genealogy:  The Latest Trends.”

When:    Saturday, September 15, 2012, 2pm

Where:    Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
3535 South Lumpkin Road

Speaker:    Dr. Brian Schwartz
Professor of Biology
Columbus State University

Topic:    DNA Testing for Genealogy:  The Latest Trends

Muscogee Genealogical Society member Dr. Brian Schwartz teaches Biology at Columbus State University; his specialty is Genetics.  Dr. Schwartz will give us an overview of DNA testing for genealogical purposes and explain the testing options that are available in today’s market.  One of the new varieties he will cover is autosomal testing, which examines DNA inherited from both the mother and father, four grandparents, eight great-grandparents, etc., and provides a breakdown of ethnic percentages and can identify relatives descended from any of your ancestral lines within approximately the last 5 generations.

Refreshments will be served.  Free and open to the public.  Call 706-322-3175 for more information.

NOTE: THE MEETING STARTS AT 2PM – an hour earlier than our usual meeting time.  Come before 2 to check out the neat exhibits in the Learning Center!

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