Wednesday, October 9, 2013

SDGS Meeting on Saturday, 12 October Features CeCe Moore

The October monthly meeting of the San Diego Genealogical Society (SDGS) will be on Saturday, 12 October 2013 at St. Andrews Lutheran Church at 8350 Lake Murray Blvd, just south of Jackson Drive.  The meeting will start at 10 a.m.

CeCe Moore is the featured speaker for both sessions on "Introduction to DNA Testing for Genealogy."

CeCe is a nationally recognized expert on the use of DNA in genealogy and frequently speaks on the subject of genetic genealogy throughout the United States.

She is an independent professional genetic genealogist currently working as the genetic genealogy consultant on Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Genealogy Roadshow.

CeCe has close working relationships with major genetic genealogy testing companies and loves to help others discover more about their family heritage through DNA testing.  Her area of expertise lies in assisting others in understanding Autosomal DNA testing products such as 23andMe's Relative Finder, FamilyTreeDNA's Family Finder, and's AncestryDNA.  She participated in the beta testing for all three products and is considered an innovator n the use of autosomal DNA for genealogy, frequently consulted by DNA testing companies, genealogists,m adoptees, and the press.

Her volunteer work includes:

*  Lead Ancestry Ambassador for 23andMe
*  Moderator for the ISOGG DNA Newbie List
*  Advisory Board for the Mixed Roots Foundation
*  Co-Director of the Global Adoptee Genealogy Project
*  Southern California Regional coordinator for the International Society of Genetic Genealogy
*  Volunteer Administrator for the Jefferson/Hemings, Proctor, Travis and the Adopted DNA Projects at FamilyTreeDNA
*  Administrator for the ISOGG Wikipedia.

Cece is quoted on DNA in many important publication, newspapers, journals and blogs.  Her blog ( made Newsweek's Recommended Reading List for DNA.

SDGS members can access, save and print out CeCe's 6-page syllabus on the Members page of the SDGS website (  There should be printed copies at the meeting.

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