DNAxs workshop

The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) organizes a three days in person  workshop on DNAxs at location NFI, the Hague, the Netherlands.

DNAxs is a software suite that aids in the data management, interpretation and reporting of DNA profiling data.

Get familiar with DNAxs

Join three days of presentations, discussions and get hands-on experience with the DNAxs software, including features, such as:

  • Workflows and modules in the software
    • Profile interpretation
    • Profile comparison
    • Weight of evidence calculations (DNAStatistX)
    • DNA Database searching
    • Creating conclusions and reporting
  • Use of different data types (autosomal, mtDNA and Y)
  • Connectivity of the platform to other forensic applications

Learning outcomes

Once you have successfully completed the workshop you:

  • Got familiar with the DNAxs workflow and modules
  • Can perform a statistical evaluation of DNA mixtures with DNAStatistX
  • Are able to use DNAxs on your own cases

Target group

Law enforcement forensic experts – experienced reporting officers who deal routinely with DNA profiling evidence and are required to interpret complex mixtures in casework.

Dates and duration

16 – 18 January 2024

Three consecutive days, 9:00-17:00 h (CEST)

Number of participants

Minimum 30 persons. Maximum 40 persons


€ 998,- per participant. This includes lunches and coffee/tea refreshments, and one course dinner on the 16th of January 2024.

N.B.: No VAT will be added.


The workshop will take place at NFI, Laan van Ypenburg 6, 2497 GB The Hague, The Netherlands.


  • Free 60 days usage of the latest version of DNAxs (single license).
  • One week prior to the workshop the DNAxs team provides online support in case help is needed with installation of the DNAxs software (administrator permission is necessary).
  • Participants should bring their own laptop running Windows with the pre-installed DNAxs software.
  • Data for hands-on exercises will be supplied. There will also be time to run the software on your own data. Participants are therefore encouraged to bring their own laboratory’s specific data.


The workshop is given in English.

More information and registration

For more information see the flyer and preliminary program of the workshop.

For further information, please visit the DNAxs webpages

For pre-registration please fill in the workshop registration form