Wednesday, 5 October 2016

Linda Parker Magellan - Speaker Profile

Talk Title: DNA Testing for Beginners

Talk Description: everything you wanted to know about DNA but were afraid to ask. My presentation will be directed to individuals who are just beginning to dip into DNA testing for genealogical purposes.

Background: Linda Parker Magellan is an independent Professional Genetic Genealogy Consultant who has travelled internationally assisting individuals in the discovery of their ancestry through the use of DNA testing.  Linda enjoys putting the pieces of the puzzle together to solve the mystery of one’s genetic inheritance.   

Linda ordered her first DNA test kit in 2003 and has been hooked ever since.  She now administers several surname projects and has experience with FamilyTree DNA, 23andMe, AncestryDNA, and The Genograpic Project. 

As a founding member of the International Society for Genetic Genealogy, Linda has long regarded education a priority and continues to develop professionally through workshops, conferences, and continuing education coursework.  Her area of expertise is in teaching others how to unravel the story in their DNA.  

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