Auckland Libraries: CANCELLED - DNA painter

CANCELLED - The DNA painter toolbox with Jonny Perl

Friday 3 April 6pm to 9.30pm Free

UPDATE: 16 March 2020. Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, this event has been cancelled – this presentation will be pre-recorded and shown on Monday 6 April at 1pm after Angie Bush’s live-streamed webinar event.

Jonny Perl
Jonny Perl, developer of DNA Painter
This DNA Discovery event is the second in a series of three, following on from Blaine Bettinger's session. Hosted by Auckland Libraries and proudly sponsored by, The Patient Genie, Wellington Research Services and Memories in Time.

Come and spend an evening chatting with some of your favourite DNA and Family History speakers, Angie Bush, Blaine T Bettinger (USA) and Jonny Perl (UK) at Auckland Public Libraries Ellen Melville Hall from 6pm on Friday 3 April 2020. 

Cost of entry is finger food to share before and after the lecture. Let's show our visitors some Kiwi hospitality. 

 The evening kicks off with mixing and mingling from 6pm. Tea, coffee and soft drink will be provided. 

From 7:30pm, Jonny Perl will present a talk entitled The DNA Painter Toolbox. Not only will you meet the developer of the DNA painter website, you will also hear the story behind its development and why the tools are useful in working with your DNA results. After the talk, a cuppa and supper will close the evening. There will be time for selfies and book signing. 

Don't forget to book in for Angie Bush's DNA Testing and the Unknown Biological Family on Monday 6 April, 1pm. 

Jonny Perl

Jonny Perl is a genealogist, DNA enthusiast and web developer based in London. He is the creator and founder of, an award-winning web application for chromosome mapping. Jonny has also collaborated with leading genetic genealogists to create other popular tools that help people around the world interpret the results of their autosomal DNA tests. His passion is in exploring new ways of visualising DNA and family tree information to help make it more inviting and user-friendly. Born in Belfast, Jonny has family roots in Ireland, England and Germany. 

The event is being hosted by Auckland Libraries with support from, Ancestry ProGenealogists, The Patient Genie, Wellington Research Services and Memories in Time. 

This is one of three DNA talks from international DNA experts:
Jonny Perl
Jonny Perl, developer of DNA Painter

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