ELSIhub Collections are essential reading lists on fundamental or emerging topics in ELSI, curated and explained by expert Collection Editors paired with ELSI trainees. This series assembles materials from cross-disciplinary literatures to enable quick access to key information and offers a mentored editorial experience for ELSI early career researchers and trainees.

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Empirical Evaluation of Arts-Based Informational Aids for ELSI Issues in the Clinic and Beyond


Collection Editor(s): Gretchen A. Case, PhD, MA , Darian Mikelle Hackney

The rapidly changing science of clinical genetics and the complexity of its associated ethical, legal, and social (ELSI) issues call for novel approaches to information delivery and education of healthcare professionals and the public. Compared to traditional communication methodologies, arts-…

Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) at the Intersection of Genomics and Infectious Disease


Collection Editor(s): Debra JH Mathews, PhD, MA , Sheethal Jose

Scientific and technological advances in the field of genomics have the potential to enable targeted clinical and public health measures to manage infectious disease outbreaks. The convergence of the fields of genomics and public health in the context of infectious disease raises a unique…

Race, Genetics, and Genetics Education


Collection Editor(s): Brian M. Donovan, PhD , Daphne O. Martschenko, PhD

The completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 opened up the floodgates of genetic data, ushering in rapid technological and scientific change. Today, the decreasing costs of genome sequencing are changing our understandings of human identity, especially racial identity. Yet, the influence…