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October 8, 2019
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The 17 Best DNA Upload Sites for Additional Analysis on Raw DNA Data File in 2019 — Including FREE Ones! (For 23andMe, AncestryDNA, MyHeritage Users)
We’ve made a comprehensive and up-to-date list of the best websites where you can upload your DNA data and find out more about yourself!
By
Tomohiro Takano

‍Let’s embark on an endless quest of the inner galaxy of your DNA! Here are the 17 Best DNA Upload Sites for Additional Analysis on Raw DNA Data File in 2019 — Including FREE Ones! (For 23andMe, AncestryDNA, MyHeritage Users)

If you’ve undergone DNA testing, you should be able to download your raw DNA data and upload it to other websites for additional analysis (this is called "autosomal DNA transfer"). We’ve made a comprehensive and up-to-date list of the best websites where you can upload DNA data and find out more about yourself!

(Here’s how to download your raw DNA file from 23andMe, AncestryDNA, MyHeritage)

 

Know "More" About Your DNA Data

1. Genomelink — FREE
2. Promethease
3. LIFE NOME

Ancestry Test and Family Tree Services

4. Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) — FREE
5. MyHeritage DNA — FREE
6. LivingDNA — FREE
7. GEDmatch — FREE

Nutrition and Fitness

8. Genopalate
9. Athletigen
10. Vitagene
11. Fitness Genes
12. DNA Fit

Contribute to Science

13. Luna DNA
14. DNA Land

And More!

15. Dot One
16. DNA Romance
17. Sequencing.com

 

Know "More" About Your DNA Data

1. Genomelink — FREE

There is an overview of personality trait reports on the Genomelink Dashboard. Other trait categories include nutrition, intelligence, fitness, and physical traits. The test results are presented through a very intuitive and beautifully designed interface!

Price: Free (Or $14/month for 125+ full access to traits + 4 novel trait reports/month)
Type: Science Tool
Category: Physical traits, nutrition, personality, intelligence, fitness

“Go beyond genealogy and health risk to discover how DNA shapes aspects of your daily life that you care about. Instant access to 25 trait reports upon uploading your raw data file, with 125+ total trait reports available.”

A sample of trait reports offered

Genomelink presents your genetic predispositions for traits that influence how you live day to day. There are two plans: a NO COST plan in which you get free access to 25 traits, and a $14/month subscription in which you get a novel trait report every week. This service accepts raw data uploads from AncestryDNA, 23andMe and MyHeritage.

 

2. Promethease


Price: $12
Type: Science Tool
Category: Disease and More

“Promethease is a literature retrieval system that builds a personal DNA report based on connecting a file of DNA genotypes to the scientific findings cited in SNPedia.”

Promethease directly compares your DNA data with SNPedia, a wiki for human genetics. It provides information on the effects of genetic variants on phenotypes. Information is sourced from peer-reviewed scientific publications.

If you’re new to Promethease, the interface can feel overwhelming, with several medical terms and filter options that may be difficult to understand. Here’s a beginner’s guide on how to pre-filter and pre-sort your results to make sense of your Promethease report. There’s an instruction video available on the homepage as well.

 

3. LIFENOME

Price: $59–199
Type: Varied
Category: Physical traits, nutrition, personality, intelligence, fitness

“Get the most comprehensive genetic predisposition assessment package on the market today.”

LIFENOME provides a comprehensive analysis of your DNA on nutrition, fitness, skincare, allergy and personality. Its AI+Genomics engine assesses the cumulative effect of multiple genetic variants that could impact your wellness. Results are based on thousands of peer-reviewed genetic studies. This service provides you with a state-of-the-art predisposition assessment.

 

Ancestry Test and Family Tree Services

4. MyHeritage DNA — FREE

Price: Free
Type: Ancestry
Category: Genetic Genealogy

“Amaze yourself — Uncover your ethnic origins and find new relatives with our simple DNA test.”

Besides 23andMe and AncestryDNA, MyHeritage is one of the most well-known ancestry DNA testing companies with their own DNA kits. Over the past 15 years, they have helped millions of people find new family members. Their ethnicity estimates may give you a second opinion about your ethnic roots. MyHeritage accepts DNA data uploads from 23andMe and Ancestry at no cost.

 

5. Family Tree DNA (FTDNA) — FREE

Price: FREE
Type: Ancestry
Category: Family Finder (Free), Family Ancestry, Paternal Ancestry, Maternal Ancestry

“Family Finder provides powerful interactive tools to help find your DNA matches, trace your lineage through time and determine family connections.”

Family Tree DNA is a great resource to connect to more of your family members for free! If you have already done 23andMe, Ancestry, or MyHeritage, you can upload your raw DNA data to Family Tree DNA and gain free access to autosomal matches with other family members in their database. For an additional charge, you can get your DNA tested with Family Tree to unlock your ethnic origins and relationships to ancient groups. Paternal line ancestry (if you’re male) and maternal line ancestry are also individually available (at an additional cost).

 

6. LivingDNA — FREE

Price: FREE
Type: Family Matching
Category: Ancestry

“Using your DNA we can show you your recent family ancestry, covering up to 15 generations, and your deep ancestry with Motherline and Fatherline (if male) results.”

Living DNA allows you to upload your raw DNA data for free to match with other family members in their Family Networks matching service. To find out more about your DNA through LivingDNA, you can purchase additional kits ranging in price from $99 to $168.

 

7. GEDmatch — FREE

Price: Free
Type: Ancestry
Category: Especially connection- and information-rich for those with European family history

“Tools for DNA and Genealogy Research”

GEDmatch provides DNA and genealogical analysis tools for both amateur and professional researchers and genealogists. The chromosome browser (which matches specific bits of genomes between relatives) is amongst their most popular tools. Millions of users are registered on its relative match database with full contact information, including email address, first name, and last name.

Again, this is a tool where the interface can appear busy with a heavy dose of technical terms. If you’re new to GEDmatch or struggling to make sense of it, use this beginner’s guide for instructions on which GEDmatch functions to start out with.

 

Nutrition and Fitness

8. Genopalate

Price: $89.00
Type: Nutrition
Category: Health and Wellness

“Healthy eating, personalized just for you. Discover your ideal intake of carbohydrates, protein, fats, vitamin and minerals. Get a comprehensive list of the 85+ foods that have a nutrition profile that matches best with your genetic-based nutrition recommendations.”

Genopalate analyzes your DNA for nutrition information, so you will know which specific foods are best metabolized and processed by your body. They analyze 104 SNPs to give you a Genopalate Report that includes your ideal intake of certain nutrients. You’ll also get information on genetic variants that influence the foods you eat. You’ll receive a list of 80+ foods chosen specifically for you based on your unique genetic profile. For an additional fee, you can purchase personalized menus based on your genetic information. These can assist you in eating the right kind of foods based on your genes!

 

9. Athletigen

Price: FREE
Type: Nutrition, Fitness, and Recovery
Category: Health and Wellness

“You know about your past. Now, take control of your future. Nutrition, performance, and recovery markers from your DNA are analyzed to determine which part of the world these genotypes most frequently occur.”

After you upload your raw DNA data for free, Athletigen analyzes your overall health and wellness by looking at how your DNA influences your response to nutrients, performance abilities, and recovery. They have also partnered with the world premier training center, ALTIS, to provide personalized fitness reports for an additional fee. Among the different reports that can be purchased for an additional cost, the ALTIS Sports Performance Report is 35 pages of over 50 markers and 22 traits analyzed specifically for you.

 

10. Vitagene

Price: $29.00-$139.00
Type: Nutrition, Fitness, Skin, and Supplements
Category: Health and Wellness

“Go beyond genealogy. Upload your raw DNA and discover diet, fitness & vitamin traits + recipes plans designed for you”

Vitagene gives you diet, supplement, skin, and fitness reports personalized from your DNA. These reports help you understand and improve your overall health and wellness.  In addition to the reports, Vitagene takes orders for personalized supplement packages based on your genetic information.

11. Fitness Genes

Price: $49.00
Type: Fitness
Category: Health and Wellness

“We want you to make every minute count. We’ve removed the guesswork and given you actionable insights and advice to achieve your fitness goal.”

You can get 31 personal insights and 18 recommended actions as well as an FG Pro compatible insight summary report. You will also receive a nutrition guide with supplement recommendations and personalized recipes. Finally, you’ll get a free 1-week sample workout tailored to your genetics. In partnership with Gold’s Gym, FitnessGene gives you insight into things that impact your fitness and health, such as sleep, skipping meals, muscle fiber profile and much more.

 

12. DNAFit

Price: $79–$149
Type: Fitness
Category: Food and nutrition, Fitness

“Let’s talk about you — Our groundbreaking DNA test will change the way you think about fitness and nutrition forever.”

DNAFit focuses on fitness and diet. The genetic traits covered by DNAFit include antioxidant needs, detoxification ability, endurance performance, power, injury risk, recovery from exercise, and more.

 

Contribute to Science

13. Luna DNA

Price: FREE
Type: Research
Category: Science Research and Innovation

“LunaDNA is a community-owned platform for health research. Anyone can join the community, share their health data, and receive ownership shares in the organization.”

LunaDNA gives you the opportunity to become directly involved with genetic research. It is a community-owned platform created by the Public Benefit Corporation, Luna PBC, along with a team of genomics researchers. When you share your raw DNA data with LunaDNA, you become part of a database that supports research and large-scale studies with the hope of achieving medical breakthroughs. As a benefit, you receive shares that you can keep or donate. When proceeds are achieved from studies, you receive dividends. They are also creating a currency called Luna Coin, following the trend in digital currency, in order for community members to be rewarded monetarily.  

 

14. DNA Land

Price: FREE
Type: Traits and Research
Category: Science Research and Innovation

“Know Your Genome. Help Science”

DNA Land is working on scientific research through analysis of human genomes. It is a non-profit run by academics affiliated with Columbia University and the NY Genome Center. You contribute your raw DNA data and DNA Land provides you with ancestry information, trait predictions, and any relatives that may be in their database. DNA Land has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) to better understand the genetic risk for breast cancer.  

 

And More!

15. Dot One

Price: $69–$199
Type: Art
Category: Art

“Your DNA. Your Design. — You share 99.9% of your genetic code with everyone else, leaving just Dot One (0.1) % of your DNA which makes you… you!”

Dot One was set up with the aim of taking genetics out of the lab and into the public domain to make it more accessible. The company makes customized tartans, scarves, T-shirts, socks and print materials based on your DNA sequence.

 

16. DNA Romance

Price: Free
Type: Personality
Category: Personality

“Online dating based on science”

DNA Romance finds the best partner for you based on your DNA data and the Myers Briggs personality test. The science backing this up is based on the relationship between scent and attraction.

 

17. Sequencing.com

Price: Free — $199
Type: Marketplace
Category: Physical traits, nutrition, personality, intelligence, fitness

“THE APP STORE FOR YOUR GENES — Outsmart your genes with apps that analyze data from any genetic test including 23andMe, Ancestry.com and genome sequencing.”

As an app store for DNA data, Sequencing.com provides free, confidential storage of your genetic data and access to a large selection of apps that transform this data into useful information. Currently it partners with companies like LIFE NOME.

Did you find anything interesting? I’d love to hear your experiences with the products and services I’ve listed above or anything else you’ve tried. Please leave your comments and share what you’ve found!


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