FAQs - Sharing Data

These are frequently asked questions as relate to contributing data in LunaDNA

What kind of data can I share in LunaDNA?
LunaDNA currently accepts DNA files from 23andMe, AncestryDNA, MyHeritage and FamilyTree DNA, as well as LunaDNA-generated health surveys. Soon, we will acc...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:43 AM
Can I participate if I don't have access to a DNA file?
Yes. You may create an account with LunaDNA at any time. Currently, LunaDNA accepts DNA files and Health surveys but in the future we will also accept healt...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:45 AM
What is genome-wide DNA genotyping by microarray data?
Data produced from a product that targets and reads pre-selected genetic variations, within human DNA (i.e. the human genome). Genome-wide means that the pr...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:49 AM
What is DNA targeted gene data?
Data produced from a product that targets and reads a pre-selected subset of genetic variants or subset of genes (typically not across the entire genome or ...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:49 AM
What is DNA exome data?
Data produced from a sequencing product that encompasses all genetic variation within all of the genes in the human genome, also known as the coding region ...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:50 AM
What is DNA whole genome sequence data?
Data produced from a sequencing product that sequences the entire human genome including all genes (coding regions), as well as all DNA not within genes (no...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:50 AM
What are the electronic surveys that LunaDNA accepts?
LunaDNA will create surveys on topics including family health history, individual health, medications, environment, lifestyle, or platform-related feedback....
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:51 AM
Can I upload any DNA file?
Yes, we will accept any DNA file that is your own. Currently, we accept DNA genome-wide genotyping files from consumer genomics companies: 23andMe, Ancestry...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:53 AM
How do I delete my DNA file?
You can delete any of your data at any time. In the settings page, you will find a table listing all the data you have contributed to LunaDNA. From here, yo...
Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 8:54 AM
What are genetic tests?
Many different types of genetic tests exist. We recommend you explore these resources to learn more about genetic tests and how and why you may want or need...
Thu, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:18 AM