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Genetics Toolkit: Preventing Misuse of Genetic Science

The misuse and distortion of genetic science by white supremacists during the 20th century made genetic essentialism, the belief that genes can accurately predict complex behaviors and traits, a…


Privacy, Security, and Nondiscrimination Best Practices for Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Genetic Testing Companies

The completion of the Human Genome Project opened new doors for business enterprise. One such activity is direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing, or genetic testing offered on a service-driven…


ELSI in Review • December 2022

About this listing ELSI in Review is a listing of recently published reviews of the literature on key ELSI topics curated by CERA staff. Our December 2022 set explores fertility preservation for…


ELSI Friday Forum Seminar Series

ABOUT ELSI Friday Forum is a monthly one-hour seminar series featuring topics on the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genetics and genomics research.  Join us from 12:00-1:00pm ET…


Exploring Difference in the Biology Classroom

"Exploring Difference in the Biology Classroom: Bringing together educators and researchers for conversations about the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genetics" is a collaboration…


The Genetic Discrimination Observatory: A Key Global Resource in Addressing Genetic Discrimination

UNESCO’s 1997 Universal Declaration on the Human Genome and Human Rights sets up a bold vision, “No one shall be subjected to discrimination based on genetic characteristics that is intended to…

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