Haplogroup classification of mtDNA

Haplogrep is a fast and free haplogroup classification tool. Upload your mtDNA profiles aligned to rCRS or RSRS and receive mitochondrial haplogroups in return. You can run Haplogrep graphically or download the latest version from GitHub.


Sebastian Schönherr, Dr.techn.
Professor of Digital and Computational Genomics

+43 512 9003 70579
Hansi Weissensteiner, Dr.tech.
Senior Scientist

+43 512 9003 70564
Lukas Forer, PhD
Assistant Professor of Genome Informatics

+43 512 9003 70562


Haplogrep is available as a graphical web-service or on GitHub for local usage.


Weissensteiner H, Pacher D, Kloss-Brandstätter A, Forer L, Specht G, Bandelt HJ, Kronenberg F, Salas A, Schönherr S: HaploGrep 2: mitochondrial haplogroup classification in the era of high-throughput sequencing. Nucleic Acids Res. 44:W58-63, 2016. PMID: 27084951   Journal Article

Kloss-Brandstätter A, Pacher D, Schönherr S, Weissensteiner H, Binna R, Specht G, Kronenberg F: HaploGrep: a fast and reliable algorithm for automatic classification of mitochondrial DNA haplogroups. Hum. Mutat. 32:25-32, 2011. PMID: 20960467   Journal Article