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  1. Key activities in biomedicine and related research rely on collections of biological samples and related files. Access to such resources in industry and in academic contexts has become strategic and represents...

    Authors: Fabien Milanovic, David Pontille and Anne Cambon-Thomsen
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2007 3:17
  2. Genetic and other biotechnologies are starting to impact significantly upon society and individuals within it. Rose and Novas draw on an analysis of many patient groups to sketch out the broad notion of biocit...

    Authors: Alexandra Plows and Paula Boddington
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:115
  3. Storage and secondary use of bloodspots collected for newborn screening raises controversies because of the particularly sensitive nature of the information that can be derived from them and the lack of nation...

    Authors: Denise Avard, Hilary Vallance, Cheryl Greenberg, Claude Laberge, Linda Kharaboyan and Margo Plant
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:80
  4. The paper uses insights from the so-called rape in disguise case study to describe forensic DNA practices in the Netherlands in late 1980s. It describes how "reliabilities" of forensic DNA practices were achieved...

    Authors: Victor Toom
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:64
  5. The completion of the Human Genome Project has opened up unprecedented possibilities in healthcare, but also ethical and social dilemmas in terms of how these can be achieved. Genomic information can be seen a...

    Authors: Adèle Langlois
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:49
  6. On 26 June 2000, during the presentation of the Human Genome Project's first draft, Bill Clinton, then President of the United States, claimed that "today we are learning the language in which God created life".1

    Authors: Miguel García-Sancho
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:16
  7. Edwin Southern developed a blotting technique for DNA in 1973, thereby creating a staple of molecular biology laboratory procedures still used after several decades. It became a seminal technology for studying...

    Authors: Daidree Tofano, Ilse R. Wiechers and Robert Cook-Deegan
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:50
  8. With a shift from genetics to genomics, the study of organisms in terms of their full DNA sequences, the resurgence of eugenics has taken on a new form. Following from this new form of eugenics, which I have t...

    Authors: Julie M Aultman
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:28
  9. This paper has been prepared from the perspective of the ESRC Genomics Policy & Research Forum, which has the particular mandate of linking social science research on genomics with ongoing public and policy de...

    Authors: Michael Banner and Jonathan E Suk
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2006 2:1
  10. With the completion and the success of the unraveling of the human and some nonhuman genetic codes comes the optimism that science, once again, is at the threshold of transforming human existence in an unprece...

    Authors: Temidayo O Ogundiran
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:66
  11. This paper presents an interview study among scientists working with Decode genetics in Iceland and lay individuals having recently donated blood to Decode. While genuinely enthusiastic that genetic technologi...

    Authors: Stefán Hjörleifsson, Roger Strand and Edvin Schei
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:52
  12. To explore new mothers' knowledge of newborn screening, and their attitudes towards issues surrounding sample retention and the potential for blood screening samples to be used for research.

    Authors: Angela Davey, Davina French, Hugh Dawkins and Peter O'Leary
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:41
  13. In discussions on genetic engineering and plant breeding, the intrinsic value of plants and crops is used as an argument against this technology. This paper focuses on the new field of plant genomics, which, a...

    Authors: Bart Gremmen
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:1
  14. It is essential for scientists to introduce their research in a comprehensible manner and to communicate with colleagues in the same/different fields and with the public. As genome research requires the massiv...

    Authors: Machiko Itoh and Kazuto Kato
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:80
  15. This highly speculative paper seeks to discern where the discipline of Bioethics may be heading in the next decade or two. It is clear that the rapid pace of scientific discovery and technological innovation w...

    Authors: Alastair V Campbell
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:86
  16. The regulation of stem cell research is an issue that has drawn much comment, criticism and even judicial arbitration in recent years. An emerging issue, addressed in this article, is how the fruits of that re...

    Authors: Kathleen Liddell and Susan Wallace
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:54
  17. One important sense of 'global ethics' concerns the applied ethical issues arising in the context of economic globalisation. This article contends that we are beginning to witness the economic commodification ...

    Authors: Donna Dickenson
    Citation: Genomics, Society and Policy 2005 1:41