Library EventDNA Interest Group: Tips on getting more from an AncestryDNA test

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

10/23/2018 6:00pm 10/23/2018 7:30pm DNA Interest Group: Tips on getting more from an AncestryDNA test Presenter: Bryant McAllister AncestryDNA provides an intuitive web interface for navigating the results of a DNA test, which has fostered their growth to now having more than 10 million customers. A variety of features available on the AncestryDNA platform are not obvious and may not be apparent to the casual user. This meeting of the DNA Interest Group will focus on accessing these hidden features and using them in family history research. We will meet in the Digital Media Lab of the Iowa City Public Library. Attendees are encouraged to bring a device for accessing their AncestryDNA results or bring their login information and access their account using a computer in the library. This presentation will also provide insights and applications for those that have not taken the AncestryDNA test but may be considering it. For more information, contact Bryant McAllister at bryant-mcallister@uiowa.edu and follow the group on Facebook: DNA Interest Group - Iowa City. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

Digital Media Lab

Presenter: Bryant McAllister

AncestryDNA provides an intuitive web interface for navigating the results of a DNA test, which has fostered their growth to now having more than 10 million customers. A variety of features available on the AncestryDNA platform are not obvious and may not be apparent to the casual user. This meeting of the DNA Interest Group will focus on accessing these hidden features and using them in family history research. We will meet in the Digital Media Lab of the Iowa City Public Library. Attendees are encouraged to bring a device for accessing their AncestryDNA results or bring their login information and access their account using a computer in the library. This presentation will also provide insights and applications for those that have not taken the AncestryDNA test but may be considering it.

For more information, contact Bryant McAllister at bryant-mcallister@uiowa.edu and follow the group on Facebook: DNA Interest Group - Iowa City.

If you need disability-related accommodations in order to participate in this event, please contact the Library.

This event is open to the public.

DML is closed to members during event.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: University of Iowa Biology Department

Cosponsor Name: Bryant McAllister

Cosponsor Phone: 319-335-2604