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Why are we here?

The Genome Company

We are here to change the way the world thinks about genomics. But, don’t take our word for it:

mit tech review and fast company awards 2016 2017 2018

Click here to check out the details of our 20162017, and 2018 awards.

We’re creating a new health paradigm empowering consumers and their physicians to make better choices leading to healthier, longer lives.

We provide:

  • Consumers with cutting edge genetic testing and interpretation. We were the first in offering whole genome sequencing and interpretation for $999 (in the US).
  • Physicians with a dedicated portal to order, track, and review reports for all patients.
  • Researchers with a comprehensive data ecosystem to complement and enhance research.


Co-founded in 2014 by George Church, a pioneer in the field of DNA sequencing, with some of the best minds in genomics, science, and medicine, including the Personal Genome Project at Harvard Medical School.

We're a passionate and dynamic group of over 125 scientists, engineers, genetic counselors, entrepreneurs, and designers driving accessibility to genomics across the globe. Our goal: empower people to live healthier, longer.

Exec Team George Church
Some of Our Executive Team with Co-Founder George Church

Our labs are state-of-the-art.

We conduct all tests in CLIA certified laboratories, following the strictest and most secure protocols. Our scientists are globally recognized pioneers in genetic screening.

Illumina HiSeqX + NovaSeq
We sequence whole genomes on our Illumina X10 and NovaSeq machines in China and the US.

Learn more about us here.

When you break the barrier for the $1,000 personal genome, people take notice. Here are a few of our favorite pieces folks have written about what we do. See more news here.