23andMeStudents

Welcome to your future in medicine.

The 23andMe Students Program is for individuals, like you, who are pursuing a career in healthcare and are interested in keeping up-to-date on the latest advances in personal genomics and exploring its implications. This program provides a platform to explore the potential, challenges, and applications of personal genomics through an active exchange of questions, information, and ideas with other students.

Membership Perks:

  • Receive 23andMe t-shirts for a student group on your campus that focuses on personal genomics or personalized medicine.
  • Invite a 23andMe scientist to speak to your group via Google Hangout or Skype.
  • Connect and interact with other healthcare students around the world.
  • Enter contests for a chance to win individual prizes and sponsorship for your student group events.
  • Be a featured blogger on 23andMe.com.

Graduating?

If you are a new graduate from a health professional school (including the following degrees: MD, DO, OMFS, DDS, NP, PA, NMD, ND, DC), you are eligible to register for the 23andMe Healthcare Provider Program. The Program allows you to bring the power of 23andMe more seamlessly into your practice and empower your patients with the Personal Genome Service®.

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You decide how much you want to participate.

Stay current on the rapidly growing industry.

Start or join a student interest group with a focus on personal genomics or personalized medicine on campus.

  • Facilitate journal clubs and discussions about the current landscape and advances in personal genomics.
  • Follow students at Stanford, George Washington, Duke and other campuses who are learning about personal genomics by referencing their personal DNA.
  • Order a 23andMe DNA test to explore your own ancestry reports and raw genetic data.
  • Invite fellow students, faculty and other health professionals to participate in discussions about the social, bioethical and clinical implications of personal genomics. We can assist you with a group order.
  • Request a 23andMe scientist to speak to your student group via Google Hangout or Skype.

Participate in online discussions and contests.

  • Join the 23andMe Students Forum on LinkedIn. Start discussions on anything pertaining to personal genomics, including fascinating facts about the genome, positions on emerging issues, book reviews, questions about your own genome, student surveys and more.
  • Participate in contests posted on the 23andMe Students Forum on LinkedIn. Each contest is unique and fun. Get your student group to participate together. Winning submissions may be featured on our site and you could win prizes for yourself and sponsorships for your student interest group.

Stay current with these resources.

23andMe Resources

Education Programs

Education Resources

Genetic Databases

  • SNPedia
    Information about the effects of variations in DNA, citing peer-reviewed scientific publications. Used by Promethease to create a personal report linking personal DNA variations to the information published about them.
  • PharmGKB
    Pharmacogenomics knowledge resource that encompasses clinical information, including dosing guidelines and drug labels, potentially clinically actionable gene-drug associations and genotype-phenotype relationships.
  • GeneReviews
    Expert-authored, peer-reviewed disease descriptions focused on clinically relevant and medically actionable information on the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients and families with specific inherited conditions.

Recommended Reading List

FAQ

What is the 23andMe Students Program and how do I join?

The 23andMe Students Program is for individuals pursuing a career in healthcare who are interested in staying up to date on the latest advances in personal genomics, and exploring its implications for their chosen field of study.

Join for free today - click here to fill out the registration form.

What are the benefits of joining the Students Program?

  • Receive 23andMe t-shirts for a student group with a focus on personal genomics or personalized medicine on your campus.
  • Invite a 23andMe scientist to speak to your group via Google Hangout or Skype.
  • Connect and interact with other healthcare students around the world.
  • Enter contests for a chance to win individual prizes and sponsorship for your student group events.
  • Be a featured blogger on 23andMe.com.

How do I request a 23andMe scientist to speak to my student group via Google Hangout or Skype?

Email us with the details for your speaker request (potential dates, topics, etc.) and we will get back to you to coordinate.

What is the 23andMe Students Forum on LinkedIn?

The 23andMe Students Forum on LinkedIn is an exclusive online community where you can start discussions on anything pertaining to personal genomics. You can join by logging into your LinkedIn account and requesting access to join.

Can international medical students join the 23andMe Students Program?

Certainly. We welcome any student who is pursuing a career in healthcare and is interested in personal genomics.

How can I place a group order for 23andMe kits?

Complete our bulk order form, being sure to include all required information.

We will follow up with a quote for the total price of your order, including shipping.

Who should I direct my questions to regarding the 23andMe Students Program?

If you have specific questions that are not listed in our FAQs, please feel free to direct them to our dedicated Student Support Team at students@23andme.com.

Have more questions about 23andMe?

Please visit our extensive general Help Center at www.23andme.com/help.

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