Course at a Glance

April 26 to May 3
Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center

Using Genetics For Genealogical Research


Course Description:

Discuss basic terminology and concepts used by genetic genealogists, explore the realities of the science and its common myths and fallacies. Discover the four types of genetic tests helpful to genealogists and the ways in which they dovetail with conventional genealogical methods.



Start Date: 4/26/2018
End Date: 5/3/2018
Day of week: Thursday
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Cost: $60.00
Course ID: 27207
Michael Cooley

Michael Cooley

Michael Cooley has been engaged in genealogy for over 35 years. He has taught several genealogy classes for OLLI and has given presentations in Oregon, Washington DC, and Salt Lake City. He earned a B.A. in history at HSU and is working on an M.A. in English with an emphasis in non-fiction creative writing. A movie lover and former manager of a Santa Cruz movie art house, Michael has also been engaged in presenting movie seminars for OLLI and the Eureka Public Library.