Oklahoma Genealogical Society
1 April 2017
10 AM – 4 PM
Register online @
or mail to: OGS
1125 NW 50th St
|Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr
Includes 4 talks, syllabus, & lunch
Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney by day and a DNA specialist by night. In 2007 he started The Genetic Genealogist (www.thegeneticgenealogist.com), one of the earliest blogs on the topic. Dr. Bettinger has been interviewed and quoted on personal genomics topics in Newsweek, New Scientist, Wired, and others. He is the author of The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy, and co-author with Debbie Parker Wayne of the award-winning Genetic Genealogy in Practice, the world’s first genetic genealogy workbook.
Blaine frequently authors articles and gives presentations to educate others about the use of DNA to explore their ancestry. He has been an instructor for genetic genealogy courses at Excelsior College, the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG), Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), Virtual Institute of Genealogical Research, and Family Tree University. Blaine is a trustee for the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society’s Board of Trustees and a board member for the Association of Professional Genealogists.
Directions to the Oklahoma History Center located at the northeast corner of the state capitol complex at N.E. 23rd and N. Lincoln Blvd.
From N.E. 23rd Street:
Turn north from 23rd Street at the first street east of the capitol
From North Lincoln Boulevard:
Turn east at the stop light at N.E. 28th and Lincoln, then south on Lindsay to the Oklahoma History Center parking lot.