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Genetic Genealogist

CeCe Moore is a full time professional genetic genealogist who is considered an innovator in the use of DNA for genealogy and resolving unknown parentage. She is the genetic genealogy consultant and scriptwriter for the PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

As the founder of The DNA Detectives, CeCe works extensively on a pro-bono basis with individuals of unknown parentage to help them learn about their genetic heritage, often reuniting them with biological family members. Notably, CeCe led the research teams that recently solved the high profile cases involving amnesiac Benjaman Kyle and foundling Paul Fronczak.

As a leading proponent of genetic genealogy education, CeCe is the co-founder of the Institute for Genetic Genealogy and has written the popular blog Your Genetic Genealogist since 2010. She also manages the community for genetic genealogy resources at the DNA Detectives.


She has appeared as a genetic genealogy expert on 20/20, CBS This Morning, The Doctors, and Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Harper's Magazine, Business Insider, ABC News, Live Science, Huffington Post, The Root, The Invisible History of the Human Race and many more. More recently CeCe has been partnering with Parabon Nanolabs, applying the tools of genetic genealogy to help identify criminals in many cold cases.
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