Your Genetic Lab Report

An important part of getting started with Simons Searchlight is submitting your or your child’s genetic lab report. After registering for an account here and completing consent forms, you will be asked to upload a copy of a genetics lab report. Please contact us if you have any issues uploading your lab report.

Our team of genetic counselors will review your lab report to make sure that Simons Searchlight is the right research study for your family.

Please review the instructional videos below to assist you with any questions.

How to e-sign a release for your genetic lab report.


If you do not have your genetic lab report, we can get it for you. Sign into your Simons Searchlight dashboard to give an electronic signature and we will request your report (Not registered? You can sign up here: All the steps are explained in this short how-to-video.

View our registration video for information on uploading your report.


If you have questions about your or your child’s lab report, view our short videos on how to read your genetics lab report. There are separate webinars based on the type of genetic change: copy number variants, such as 16p11.2 deletion or 1q21.1 duplication, or change in a gene, such as SCN2A or MED13L.

View our video on how to read a genetic lab report for copy number variants.


View our webinar on how to read a genetics lab report for a gene change.