The Open Humans public data API allows you to retrieve JSON representations of data shared publicly by Open Humans members, including URLs to download that data.
if you plan to use public data, please read our guidelines for using public data.
The base URL for the API is
Because the API only returns public data no authentication is required.
The API uses pagination via the
parameter; the default page size is 100 results. A smaller or larger page
size can be specified with the
You may filter the results with these querystring parameters:
created_startthe start date to filter from (inclusive)
created_endthe end date to filter to (inclusive)
sourcethe name of a data souce, like
american_gut, or a comma-separated list of sources, like
usernamea username, like
member_idan Open Humans member ID, like
This query searches for the 5 most recently updated data files from user
This query shows all Harvard Personal Genomes Project data updated on 2/14/2016:
There are also two ways to see which users have which data sources:
Create a search URL for a specific data type: