Andrea Ackermann of the Central Indiana DNA Interest Group will give a workshop entitled Discovering the Hidden Genealogical Gems in 23andMe in the Lower Level Meeting Room. 23andMe results are packed with information. Learn how to dig deeper into the site to discover more genealogical information. Explore your inherited appearance traits such as eye and hair color and how to determine their inheritance.
Andrea Ackermann is a genealogist who incorporates genetic genealogy in her research methods. She is experienced in using DNA techniques to solve unknown parentage and brick wall ancestor problems. Her traditional research focuses on the Midwestern United States. She is a project administrator for the Wastell surname project at Family Tree DNA.
Andrea has attended the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, and completed an 18-month program in professional genealogy (Pro Gen). She is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogist, National Genealogical Society, and several other state genealogical societies.
The cost of the class is $5.00. Attendees that are working to maintain their librarian certification will earn one TLEU. Registration is required.