Consumer Genomics Third-Party Tool Makers Look to Develop Services While Keeping User-Friendly Focus | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – For an increasing number of consumer genomics clients, the customer experience does not end the day that they receive an email notifying them that their 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA test results are ready.

Instead, after reviewing their company-generated reports, many opt to download their raw microarray or sequencing data and upload them to third-party analysis sites where they can learn more about their ancestry and health, often for free or at minimal cost.

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