January/February: Worked with an adoptee to locate his biological father.
|with Blaine Bettinger in Austin "immersed" in DNA|
May: Attended a 2-day workshop with Blaine Bettinger in Austin and learned how to do Visual Phasing, use some advanced DNA tools, and more!
June: Started working with other "unknown parentage" cases and DNA Detectives as a "Search Angel" (meaning without charging).
|with CeCe Moore at GRIP in Pennsylvania|
July: Spent a week at GRIP in Pennsylvania taking "Advanced Genetic Genealogy" with CeCe Moore, Blaine Bettinger, Dr. Tom Jones, and genetic counselor Brianne Kirkpatrick of WatershedDNA.
|Come hear me speak on "Only Half My Genes: The Search for a Biological Father"|
August: This weekend, I will be giving my first presentation - based on DNA and adoption - outside of my local genealogical society. If you're near Huntsville, Texas, I hope you can come and join us! My presentation is at 11:30 on Saturday morning. The event is the Frances Sprott Goforth Memorial Genealogy Weekend and you can find a flyer by clicking here.
I am excited about the field of Genetic Genealogy and where it is headed!