Over at her Discovering Biology in a Digital World blog, Sandra Porter's latest post outlines the growing tension between open access and genetic privacy. While the community in general endorses open access, it may be a difficult challenge to reconcile that goal with keeping genomic information private, she says. What happens when one person makes his genome publicly available, but the family members who share parts of that person's DNA don't consent?
Overheard at the Dinner Table: Make It Public! Keep It Private!
May 28, 2007