21st century
forensics.

Othram is revolutionizing how forensic cases are solved, justice is served, and families are mended.

Our mission
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The missing
link to missing
persons.

Othram technology enables the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) and the Australian Federal Police’s (AFP) National DNA Program to identify human remains and resolve missing persons cases. Local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies across the United States and internationally have partnered with Othram to break through previously impenetrable forensic DNA barriers and close previously unsolvable cases.

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Purpose-Built for Forensics

Othram features essential infrastructure and process for testing forensic DNA evidence, including automatic human enrichment, separate unidirectional workflows, and upfront DNA profile feasibility assessment to avoid unnecessary evidence consumption.

Optimized for Identification

Othram digitizes many types of genetic variation, powering proprietary KinSNP® analysis, mixture deconvolution, and genealogy. These methods, in combination with the DNASolves® database and other resources, enable human ID from forensic evidence.

Secure and Accountable

Othram uniquely offers in-house processing of evidence, from DNA extraction, enrichment, and repair, to sequencing and genealogy. Our lab supports chain of custody and is staffed by seasoned forensic DNA analysts with experience testifying in court.

Recent
casework.

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Pennsylvania State Police

In 1994, the remains of an unidentified woman were discovered in Pennsylvania. She could not be identified.

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Mississippi Office of the State Medical Examiner

In 2022, the remains of an unknown woman were found in Mississippi. Unforunately, she could not be identified.

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Washoe County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office

In 2008, the remains of an unidentified woman were discovered in Nevada. Her identity remained a mystery.

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Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office

In 2000, female remains were found in California. Despite investigative efforts, her identity remained a mystery.

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Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office

In 2022, the partial remains of an unidentified man were discovered in Washington. The man could not be identified.

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Michigan State Police

In 1980, a 21-year-old woman was found murdered in Michigan. The person responsible remained a mystery for decades.

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Placer County Sheriff’s Office

In 1985, hunters discovered the remains of an unidentified woman in California. Despite the efforts of law enforcement, her identity remained unknown.

A track record of solves

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The best
case scenario.

Forensic evidence will degrade over time. Don't lose your evidence or allow it to be destroyed by inadequate testing or inexperienced consultants. We work with forensic professionals, medical examiners and law enforcement globally to achieve results the first time, even when other approaches have failed. Learn how Othram can help you solve your case and support you from crime scene to courtroom.

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