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  Brownbag Lectures: The Genetics Behind Human Genealogy Studies   

Brownbag Lectures: The Genetics Behind Human Genealogy Studies

  • Location: ISM Research & Collections Center, Springfield
  • Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Meredith J. Mahoney, Assistant Curator of Zoology, Illinois State Museum

New genetic testing methods are being used to provide information on family history and genealogy. Dr. Mahoney will talk about DNA and the science behind the common methods of studying human genealogy. She will discuss what we can learn about family history and also potential weaknesses of these new analyses.

One of our Brownbag Lectures

Weekly lectures held at the Museum's Research and Collections Center. Lectures are usually held during lunchtime on Wednesday. The RCC is located at 1011 E. Ash Street in Springfield. Access to the building is from 10 ½ Street (between Ash and Laurel Streets), where there is ample visitor parking in the west parking lot. For more information, please call 217-785-0037. Brown Bag Lectures are free and open to the public.

Also, if you want to be informed of upcoming lectures by email, you can sign up for the brownbag announcement list

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