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Blaine Bettinger

DNA expert
|
United States

Blaine Bettinger is a professional genealogist specialising in DNA evidence. He is the author of the long-running blog “The Genetic Genealogist”, and often gives presentations and webinars to educate others about the use of DNA to explore their ancestry.

ABOUT THIS SPEAKER

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Blaine

In 2007 Blaine started The Genetic Genealogist (www.thegeneticgenealogist.com), one of the earliest blogs on the topic. Blaine is the author of The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy, and co-author with Debbie Parker Wayne of the award-winning Genetic Genealogy in Practice, the world’s first genetic genealogy workbook.

He also co-authored “Genetics for Genealogy” with Judy Russell in 2018’s Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards (ProGen PPS) (Elizabeth Shown Mills, Author and Editor).

Blaine is or has been an instructor for genetic genealogy courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), and Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research.

Blaine is a graduate of ProGen Study Group 21, a trustee for the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society’s Board of Trustees, and a board member for the Association of Professional Genealogists.

PRESENTATIONS

Talks by

Blaine

Day 2 | Wednesday
11:30 am
Advanced chromosome mapping using DNA Painter
Livestreamed
Recorded presentation
Phoenix Theatre
60
min
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DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
Blaine Bettinger
11:30 am
Advanced chromosome mapping using DNA Painter
Workshop
Recorded presentation
11:30 am
Blaine Bettinger
DNA
Australia & New Zealand
Researching Abroad
TBA
Methodology & General
60
min
LEARN MORE
Phoenix Theatre
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