New NGS Course Available: Genetic Genealogy, The Basics
NGS is proud to present its newest American Genealogy Studies course, Genetic Genealogy, The Basics, developed by Dr. Thomas H. Shawker. In this six-lesson self-paced course, you will learn about the structure of the DNA molecule, how the Y chromosome is inherited, the two types of DNA markers used in genetic genealogy, haplotypes and haplogroups, how to evaluate the test results, and how the mitochondrial DNA molecule is inherited and how it can be used in genealogy.
The course is designed for independent study. Students check their work with an answer key that immediately follows each self-test. Genetic Genealogy, The Basics is available on a PC- or MAC-compatible CD in a PDF format. The tuition is $45.00 for members and $70.00 for non-members. For further information, or to purchase the course, Visit the NGS website and click on the Educational Courses tab, or visit the course web page for more information.