Friday, May 14, 2010

New England Historic Genealogical Society Hosts Free lecture in Dublin on Tracing Your Irish Ancestors Via DNA Testing

Marie Daly, Mary Ellen Grogan and Judy Lucey as well as 24 participants from the New England Historic Genealogical Society are very excited about their upcoming trip to Dublin.

LECTURE: Tracing Your Irish Ancestors via DNA Testing by Dr. Gianpiero Cavalleri

DATE and LOCATION: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 7:00pm Georgian Suite, Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin

Dr. Gianpiero L. Cavalleri, Director and Senior Scientist, of Italian parentage but born and raised in Ireland, is a population geneticist who trained with Prof Dan Bradley at Trinity College, Dublin before going on to work at Stanford with Prof Luca Cavalli-Sforza and Dr Peter Underhill. He is one of the founders of EthnoAncestry and is currently researching the genetics of epilepsy at the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland

This lecture is free and open to everyone. Please join us.

For more information contact Judy Lucey,

The presentation is sponsored by The New England Historic Genealogical Society (Boston) as part of their research trip to Dublin. Special thanks is given to the Genealogical Society of Ireland for their assistance in organizing this event.

Judy Lucey

Assistant Archivist

New England Historic Genealogical Society

101 Newbury Street

Boston, MA 02116-3007

Tel. 617-226-1223

Fax. 617-536-7307

We collect, preserve, and interpret materials that document and make accessible the stories of families in America.

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