The following is an announcement from the Family Link Network:
As the use of DNA in genealogy research continues to expand, the Family Link Network (www.familylinknetwork.com) is announcing the opening of registration for the first online conference on DNA's uses in genealogy research.
The name of the online event is, "Family Link Expo 2, DNA and Genealogy, What You Need To Know About Genetic Genealogy" and runs from June 7 - July 7, 2005.
The online Expo consists of six informative, yet easy to understand presentations that explain what DNA is, what types of DNA are available for research, and how to apply it to one's family history. Instructors include professional genealogist Karen Clifford and genetic and molecular genealogists from Relative Genetics, a DNA testing company.
Admission to the Family Link Expo 2 is a low $29.95 and includes unlimited access 24 / 7 to the presentations in the convenience of your own home during the Expo as well as printable handouts for each one for future use. Discounts are available for early registration before May 24 at www.familylinknetwork.com
Co-Sponsors of the Expo are Relative Genetics, a DNA testing company owned by Sorenson Genomics, a company currently building the world's largest publicly available correlated genetic and genealogical database. And by Genealogy Research Associates, Inc., a full service genealogy research company operated by highly acclaimed and well known professional genealogist Karen Clifford.
"DNA is becoming one of the most applied sciences to genealogy research", explains Kathie G. Knoll, product manager at Relative Genetics. "Some people may think that DNA use is only for law enforcement or special agencies, but they should realize that it's a resource that anyone can use in their genealogy research", continues Knoll.
These presentations, while easy to understand for the beginner, also provide a wealth of information for the experience genealogist and are applicable to everyone searching for their family history.
For a complete list of the presentations and registration information, visit www.familylinknetwork.com