News & Updates

Updated "Directions for Use" to R61

For our Y-STR workshop during the 28th ISFG Congress at Prague, we’ve updated the “YHRD - Directions for Use” to release R61. We would like to thank Promega to have printed the manual for all workshop participants. If you missed getting a printed copy, you may ask for it at any Promega booth.

(posted 30 days ago)


XII. Workshop "Haploid Markers 2020" in Budapest, Hungary

The HM2020 website is now open at

(posted 3 months ago)


XII. Workshop "Haploid Markers 2020" in Budapest, Hungary

The XII. HM workshop will be held in Budapest (Hungary), May 13-16, 2020 organized by the Hungarian Institute for Forensic Sciences (HIFS). The website for registration and abstract submission opens soon.

(posted 4 months ago)


Release 61

We are pleased to announce the latest release of the YHRD: Release R61. More than 16,000 haplotypes (about 600 typed also for Y-SNPs) were added to the database. Please see our our Release History for further information on particular submissions.

(posted 4 months ago)


Training webinar added

We added a link to a recently produced webinar explaining how the YHRD works and how to use it in casework. You can view it here.

(posted 5 months ago)

* See FAQ/Glossary ( for further explanations of abbreviated terms used here