Ugo Perego: DNA and the Book of Mormon

Ugo A. Perego, PhD, MSc, is the President of the online service Genetic Genealogy Consultant (, specializing in assisting customers in interpreting their DNA results within a genealogical context. He is also a visiting scientist at the University of Pavia in Italy and the Director of the Rome Institute of Religion Campus. He has previously worked for more than a decade as a senior researcher with the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation and and as an instructor in Biological Sciences at the Salt Lake Community College in Utah. Dr. Perego earned a BSc and an MSc in Health Sciences from Brigham Young University-Provo in Utah and a PhD in Genetic and Biomolecular Sciences from the University of Pavia in Italy. Ugo has contributed to numerous lectures and publications on DNA and its applications to population genetics, genealogy, ancestry, forensics, and history.


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