to the International Society for Forensic Genetics ­ ISFG. The society aims to promote scientific knowledge in the field of genetic markers as applied to forensic science.This is mainly being achieved through regular meetings of either regional or international nature, our journal Forensic Science International: Genetics and the work of our expert DNA commissions. Check the publications page for access to recent international congress proceedings and scientific recommendations by the ISFG. These publications can be accessed openly.
  • Scientists with interest in forensic genetics who want to join the ISFG may click here to apply for membership.

ISFG membership includes free access to the print and online editions of Forensic Science International: Genetics. Please log in to read and download articles via the section reserved for members. ISFG members have also access to the workshop presentations and lectures of invited speakers at the most recent ISFG congresses.


29th ISFG Congress 2022

The 29th ISFG Congress will be held in Washington, D.C, USA, August 29 ­ September 2, 2022. The congress will connect researchers and practicing professionals from around the globe to:
  • Promote scientific knowledge and provide leadership for the advancement of forensic genetics
  • Exchange scientific, technical and relevant information
  • Network with world leaders in the field.
Please submit your registration for the congress, the workshops and the Gala Dinner! For details, please visit http://www.isfg2022.org.

The 30th ISFG Congress will be held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, September 9 ­ 13, 2024.

OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE: The ISFG DNA Commission has started an initiative to develop open source biostatistical software for mixture interpretation. Please visit our new software development site for forensic casework and participate in our projects [last update: Nov. 2021].

FORENSIC DNA PHENOTYPING online resources: Please visit our new Forensic DNA Phenotyping page [last update: March 2021]

Last modified 1 month and 14 days ago by Prof. Dr. Peter M. Schneider