"Making Sense of DNA: How it Can Assist Genealogical Research."

  • 14 Sep 2013
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Franklin Road Branch, IMCPL, Indianapolis, Indiana
"Making Sense of DNA: 
How It Can Assist Genealogical Research."

When:    Saturday – September 14 – 1:00-3:00 P.M.
Where:   Franklin Road Branch, IMCPL
Indianapolis, Indiana
       Presented by:  Ken Nowlan, CG*
Program of the
Genealogy Society of Marion County
Genetic testing and analysis can supplement traditional family history research.  Too frequently, however, the science gets in the way of the genealogy.  This presentation attempts to minimize the science and maximize the genealogical application of DNA analysis in more understandable terminology.
Ken Nowlan is a retired US Air Force veteran, who served his country for 30 years as an operational intelligence analyst, supervisor and manager.  During that active service, he held ten different ranks, both enlisted and commissioned.  He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Anatomy & Physiology from Indiana University, a Graduate Certificate of Study in International Relations from Creighton University, and a Master’s Degree in Middle East Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.  He is a member of many genealogically related organizations, including the Indiana Historical Society, the Indiana Genealogical Society and the Indiana Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists.  He is also the current Project Administrator for the Nolan DNA Project at Family Tree DNA.