23andMe for Scientists

Accelerating research. Making an impact.

The 23andMe cohort is the largest re-contactable research database of genotypic and phenotypic information in the world. By inviting customers to participate in research, we have created a new research model that accelerates genetic discovery and offers the potential to more quickly garner new insights into treatments for disease.

5 Million+

23andMe customers


of customers
consent to research

2 Billion+

phenotypic data
points collected

Think Big.

We have big dreams of using data to revolutionize health, wellness and research. We are committed to scientific standards and being a trusted source of genetic information.

At the same time, we push the boundaries of what’s possible to enable groundbreaking research and innovative products. And we empower those outside the company to leverage the platform we’ve built. We have seen how our research gives meaning to people who want to make a difference in their lives or in the lives of others. We never forget that there are real people on the other end of every decision, every interaction, and every data point.

Join our Research Team

For a full list of current job openings, visit our Careers page.

  • Scientist / Sr. Scientist – Statistical Genetics

    Posted 10/15/2018


    • PhD in Statistics, Genetics, or related field
    • Research experience in statistical human genetics
    • Hands-on experience working with very large data sets in Python or R; experience with C/C++ is a plus
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Scientist/Senior Scientist – Health R&D

    Posted 10/13/2018


    • PhD or MS in Statistics, Computer Science, or a related field
    • Strong coding experience (Python, R, SQL; at home in a Unix/Linux environment)
    • Strong skills in applied statistics, ideally including experience in some of the following: epidemiology, machine learning, building data pipelines, causal inference
    • Passionate about consumer health and building great products

  • Scientist / Sr. Scientist – Computational Biology

    Posted 10/14/2018


    • PhD in Computational Biology or related field (Biomedical Informatics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics)
    • Strong background in machine learning, statistics or algorithms development
    • Extensive experience in writing robust code; strong programming skills in Python or R
    • Hands-on experience working with very large genomic data sets
    • Demonstrated fluency with tools and methods for sequencing data analysis (WGS, RNA-seq, and/or ChIP-seq)

  • Research Project Manager

    Posted 10/15/2018


    • Advanced degree in a biomedical science (an advanced degree in genetics is a plus)
    • A minimum of two (2) years full-time experience managing projects that integrate scientific, legal, and privacy issues
    • Direct experience working on studies with human subjects
    • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, demanding, and complex work environment, with the ability to carry out complicated assignments and adapt to changing situations and priorities