News & Updates

A brief overview of different Y-STR interpretation guidelines

There is No Navel of the World - Looking Beyond Borders to Interpret Y-STR Evidence

(posted about 1 month ago)


Nature on YHRD

We are proud that our scientific society (ISFG), which represents the global community of forensic geneticists, takes on responsibility out of its own conviction and has decided to set up a board of experts on ethics. Forensic database challenged over ethics of DNA holdings

(posted 2 months ago)


HM2020 postponed again - to May 2022

In the face of the ongoing worldwide pandemia the 12th Haploid Markers Workshop is postponed again - to May 18-21, 2022. For details see

(posted 5 months ago)


Mutation rates updated

Based on new publications we have updated the Mutation Rates for the loci of the maximal haplotype.

(posted 5 months ago)


YHRD downtime

YHRD systems were offline from December 11th 12:00 CEST until 12th 13:45 CEST. This downtime was caused by a defective BIOS update and the following emergency replacement. All systems work fine again. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

(posted 6 months ago)

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