VANCOUVER (GenomeWeb News) – Research commercialization, intellectual property, data release, and open access may not be mutually exclusive goals in bringing genomic discoveries to market, according to some experts.
 
Researchers grappled with these and other big questions — including public perceptions of research — at the opening session of a Genome Canada conference called “2020 Vision: The Impact of Science in Society” in Vancouver yesterday.
 

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