The new season of Finding Your Roots is coming to PBS next Tuesday night at 8:00 P.M. so set your DVRs to record it. My friend, genetic genealogist Cece Moore, is the DNA consultant for the series. She kindly gave me permission to use this great photo of her at work with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
If I were just starting to learn about genetic genealogy now, I think I would sign up for the Institute of Genetic Genealogy’s conference in Washington this August organized by two of the leaders in this new field: Cece Moore (pictured to the left) and Tim Janzen. Immersion always works best for me.
If I could not make that, then I would try DNA day at the Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree in June.
In the meantime I might attend the Google+ hangout from 23andme Genetic Genealogy Basics, on May 22 at 12PM PST (3PM EST) (details at http://throughthetreesblog.
Then there are also a number of online courses to take: