Debbie Parker Wayne, CGSM, CGLSM,
is a board-certified genealogist and genealogical lecturer experienced using DNA analysis and traditional techniques for genealogical research. Debbie is the co-author with Blaine T. Bettinger of the award-winning DNA workbook, Genetic Genealogy in Practice,
published by the National Genealogical Society (NGS). She is the author of the online, self-paced course Continuing Genealogical Studies: Autosomal DNA,
offered by NGS. She is the DNA Project Chair for the Texas State Genealogical Society and the Early Texans DNA Project. Her publications include a column on using DNA analysis for genealogical research in NGS Magazine
. She coordinates and presents workshops, seminars, and comprehensive, interactive genetic genealogy courses at genealogy institutes. See http://debbiewayne.com/ for more information and for archived versions of many of her articles.
DNA and Genetic Genealogy Today - Learn where we are today using DNA for genealogy. Maximize Y-DNA, mitochondrial DNA, and autosomal DNA test results to contribute to genealogical research goals.
Y-DNA and mtDNA Analysis-Learn details of Y-DNA testing including how to analyze test results. Understand mitochondrial DNA testing with an introduction to analysis of test results.
Autosomal DNA (atDNA) Analysis-Genetic genealogists have developed techniques for mapping segments of DNA to a specific ancestor. This can be useful when a DNA match occurs and one of the testers hasn't documented a complete and accurate lineage.
Correlating DNA and Documentary Evidence-Learn to correlate DNA test results with traditional research as part of the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS).