APG Announces 2 Free Webinars on DNA Topics

We hope you can join us for the following free webinars, part of the APG Professional Development Webinar Series. Please feel free to share this invitation on relevant mailing lists, with your local society, or with anyone else who might have an interest. APG webinars are open and free for both members and non-members to attend live. Webinars are also recorded, and the recordings made available to APG members on the Members Only page of our website for any member who is unable to attend the live session or just wants to review the material again.

DNA Explained: An Intro to DNA for Genealogists
Tuesday, 30 October 2012 — 9:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
Presented by Roberta Estes

Join us to learn how DNA can be used for genealogical research. You’ll learn about how DNA testing works for both males and females, including an introduction to Y-DNA, mtDNA, and autosomal DNA. We’ll make science understandable, and by the end of this lecture, you’ll be putting together your own genealogical DNA test plan. Have a pedigree chart handy for quick reference.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

Yikes, My DNA Results are Back! Now What???
Thursday, 29 November 2012 — 9:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
Presented by Roberta Estes

Have results but aren’t sure what to do with them? This webinar will walk you through how to interpret your results and get the most out them. This presentation covers both Y-line and mitochondrial DNA. Autosomal DNA results will also be discussed in a future webinar.

Reserve your Webinar seat now at:


System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP or 2003 Server

Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.5 or newer

iPhone, iPad and Android attendees
Download the free GoToMeeting app in the App Store

And yes, we are mixing up the days of the week these are offered – as requested. We hope you enjoy them!

The APG Professional Development Committee

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