News & Updates

Moved from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap

As Google Maps does not comply with our understanding of privacy protection, we have moved from Google Maps to leaflet.js using OpenStreetMap map data. Please make yourself familiar with those new maps e.g. at Western-European Metapopulation or Y-SNP M231 defining Haplogroup N.

(posted 5 months ago)


AMOVA removed

Due to the decreasing use and the increasing maintenance work, we decided to remove the tool AMOVA from the public area of YHRD. If you need to use AMOVA, please contact us or use other software for population genetic data analysis (e.g. ARLEQUIN).

(posted 5 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 over 1 year ago)


Mutation rates updated

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

(posted over 1 year 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 over 1 year ago)

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