Get Your Kit

How to Participate

In return for a contribution, we are pleased to initiate you as a citizen-scientist and send you a collection kit to get started. Here’s how it works:

Make a contribution* via our Fundrazr pages and select a qualifying perk

Receive your collection kit in the mail

Create an account on our website to register your kit and complete surveys

Collect your sample following the included instructions, and send it back to us to process and include in the TMI database**

Access your results through your account once available

Fundrazr Pages


U.S. Participation


U.K. Participation

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    *Minimum contribution applies in order to receive a collection kit.  Additional costs apply for participants outside the U.S.
    **The Microsetta Initiative is a research effort that produces de-identified open access data. The results you receive in exchange for participation are not for medical diagnosis or advice. We do not offer medical recommendations or clinical services.
    The Microsetta Initiative complies with UC San Diego’s privacy policy and ethical regulations to ensure your data are protected.