This event has ended!
Jun 20

1027 Advancing DNA (Register)

Registrations Closed
Start Date
20-Jun-2022 7:00 pm
End Date
02-Jul-2022 8:30 pm
(UTC+10:00) Australia/Sydney

Registrations Are Closed


Advancing DNA Lectures by Michelle Leonard

Michelle is a professional genealogist, DNA Detective, freelance researcher, speaker, author and historian. She has extensive experience both in the traditional and genetic genealogy spheres and runs her own genealogy and DNA consultancy business Genes & Genealogy. She specializes in the use of DNA testing for genealogical purposes and, in particular, solving all manner of unknown parentage and unknown ancestor mysteries using a combination of DNA results analysis and conventional research methodologies. Her business also focuses on utilizing DNA testing to verify and enhance family trees and the teaching of genetic genealogy techniques in a variety of ways.

Michelle holds an M.A. in English and Modern History from the University of St Andrews and a PgCert in Genealogical, Palaeographic and Heraldic Studies from the University of Strathclyde. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the Scottish Genealogy Network (SGN) and the International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG).

Family history is Michelle's passion in life and she loves helping people solve DNA mysteries and uncover more about their ancestors and heritage.

The course runs for 3 Sessions 

    Week 1 Monday 20th June 7 pm 

    A guide to 3rd Party Tools

    Week 2 Monday 27th June 7 pm

    How to use my Heritage DNA results to enhance your family tree

  Week 3 Saturday 2nd July   9 am

   A Guide to inferred chromosome mapping, plus live Q & A


This course is zoom meeting open to members of the public and FHACT members. After registering to attend via Zoom, you will receive an email with a link to the external Zoom website to complete the registration.



Event Type
Zoom only
Event Location
FHACT Education Room
Cook Community Centre
41 Templeton Street
Cook ACT 2614
Contact Details
Contact Us

Sunday 19th Jun 2022
Pauline's Parlour (Information) Cook
11:00 am Round table chats to assist with research problems and explore research material ...
Saturday 25th Jun 2022
Shaping research into stories (Register)
9:00 am Join Lynn Palermo, the Armchair Genealogist who will present techniques on shaping research into shareable stories. ...