People in the News: Lisa Lee | GenomeWeb

People in the News: Lisa Lee


Lisa Lee is the new executive director of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, succeeding Valerie Bonham, who is returning to the National Institutes of Health's Office of the General Counsel.

Among the commission's projects is the issue of privacy regarding the use of whole-genome sequencing in both the clinical and research setting.

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