Apr 18, 2023

RootsTech Celebrates DNA Day 2023 with 8 Free Webinars

The following is a press release written by the folks at FamilySearch:

RootsTech is proud to celebrate DNA Day on April 25, 2023, with 8 free online classes led by DNA experts covering a wide variety of topics. DNA Day began in 2003 as an annual celebration of the discovery of DNA’s double helix structure and the important role that genetics play in our lives.

DNA can open many opportunities for personal discovery and new family connections. RootsTech DNA Day will offer a range of classes and educational opportunities for individuals interested in learning more about the role of DNA in family history and genealogy research. Highlights of the event include keynote speakers, interactive workshops, and DNA testing booths.

“We are excited to celebrate DNA Day and the important role that genetics play in our lives,” said Jen Allen, RootsTech event director. “This year’s online event will offer attendees a unique opportunity to learn from experts in the field and explore the latest advances in DNA technology.”

Keynote speakers for RootsTech DNA Day include renowned genetic genealogist Diahan Southard, founder of Your DNA Guide and renowned author and educator. She will share her expertise and insights into the field of DNA testing and its applications for genealogy research.

Nonprofit DNAngels will present successful stories profiling some of their case work in helping individuals connect with biological family members through DNA.

RootsTech DNA Day will be live on Facebook, YouTube, and and will be archived after April 25 for reference throughout the year.

For more information about RootsTech DNA Day and to RSVP for each class, please visit the RootsTech Facebook page, Upcoming Events.

How to Watch DNA Day 2025 Live Content (April 25, 2023. All times are mountain daylight time.)

YouTube RootsTech DNA Day Playlist

RootsTech Facebook (See Upcoming Events calendar)

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