Who is Who

Aaron Salles Torres

Aaron Salles Torres

Aaron Salles Torres is an administrator for the I-M253, I-M223, and the Iberian I1 haplogroup projects as well as the Gonzalez DNA Surname Project and the BEMIS Y-Chromosome DNA Surname Project at FamilyTreeDNA. An avid genealogist, he is also a TV director, author, and animal rights advocate.

Adam Brown

Adam Brown

Adam Brown is a community leader, genealogist, and genetic genealogist. One of the early members of the Jewish genetic genealogy community, he is the administrator of the Avotaynu DNA project and many others. When he isn’t busy with genealogy and civic work, he takes part in scientific discovery like his recent trip to the Arctic.

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Ruth Gonzalez

Ruth Gonzalez is the involved with the Voices in Time and mtDNA haplogroup C projects. She is a retired teacher and a genealogist. She lives with her husband and her Morkie. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] …

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Lynne Taylor Montanari

Lynne Taylor Montanari

Lynne Taylor Montanari is a genealogist and mother. She uses DNA to research her own genealogy and help others find family. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Question: Please tell me about yourself. What do you do …

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Howard Wolinsky

Howard Wolinsky

Howard Wolinsky is a science writer, genealogist, and one of the earliest adopters in the genetic genealogy community. He is an mtDNA HV1b2 and a Y-DNA G2. When he is not authoring books and breaking down genealogical roadblocks, he and his wife travel the world and explore different cultures. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” …

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Carol Vass

Carol Vass is a genealogist and project administrator. Outside of genealogy, she is a mother and worked in personnel and art advocacy. Carol and her husband Sam were two of my first friends in the genetic genealogy community. They were invaluable for both knowledge and kindness. Though Sam is gone, Carol continues to help others …

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Dr Kathryn Johnston

Dr Kathryn “Kathy” Johnston is an educator and researcher in the genetic genealogy community. When she is not traveling the world, she studies her ancestral mtDNA lineage and ancient X chromosome DNA segments. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” …

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Dr. Ian Logan

Dr Ian Logan

Dr. Ian Logan is a retired physician. He is well known in the genetic genealogy community for his work on mtDNA. His website includes background information on mtDNA, instructions for donating your own results to Genbank, and most recently information on the Zika virus. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” …

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Dan Draghici

Dan Draghici

Dan Draghici is a Canadian with ancestry in Romania. He is an administrator of the Romania project and is involved in research of the origins of modern and historic peoples of Romania. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” …

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Marilyn Souders

Marilyn Souders

Marilyn Souders is a retired registered nurse (RN), business woman, and grandmother. She is also the administrator of the Cleves Surname project at FamilyTreeDNA.