If you have taken the Mitochondrial DNA Full Genomic Sequence test, you may agree to allow your results to be contributed to science. To do so:

  1. Sign in to your myFTDNA account.
  2. On your myFTDNA page, under your profile click on the New Survey box.

    New Survey Box

  3. Complete the participation survey affirming that you are the person tested and that you have the right to contribute your results to science.

Note: Your agreement does not guarantee that your results will be included in a published study or that they will be added to a scientific database.

Ethics Alert: Only the actual person tested may contribute their DNA test results to scientific research.

Contact: This service is provided as is. Family Tree DNA customer service staff do not provide support for it. They will not be available to answer questions.

Disclaimer: Further more, in no event, shall the staff and/or consultants of Family Tree DNA or Gene by Gene, Ltd. be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether or not in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of your complete mtDNA sequence in scientific studies. You decision to disclose your personal genomic information and all consequences of it are strictly yours.