Explore our curated collection of resources including top publication outlets for ELSI scholars, Centers of Excellence in ELSI Research, ELSI databases and research centers, genome research consortia, statutes and legislation related to genomics, and bioethics resources.

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The Oral History Collection, Genome Research, part of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Digital Archives, provides the perspectives of leading scientists on the Human Genome Project, the development of molecular biology, and the state of genome science.

  • oral history
  • history of genomics
  • CSHL
  • digital archive
  • genomics history
  • video
  • Interview

The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) offers a timeline of its 40-year history that includes genetic advances, public policies, technology, and key events.

  • genetic counselors
  • NSGC
  • genetic counselor network
  • healthcare professionals
  • timeline
  • history of genetics

Timeline: History of Genomics depicts key events in the history of genetics and genomics research alongside those in popular culture. The timeline and the website that hosts the timeline, yourgenome, are produced by the Wellcome Genome Campus Public Engagement team and scientists based at the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge, UK.

  • timeline
  • yourgenome
  • history
  • genomic history
  • Genetic Research

The Eugenics Crusade, written and directed by Michelle Ferrari, is a PBS documentary film produced as part of the American Experience series. The film explores the 20th-century eugenics movement in the United States using archival footage and expert commentary.

  • documentary
  • Eugenics
  • PBS
  • eugenics movement
  • archival footage
  • video

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), which directs and funds genomics research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), provides an annotated timeline of its history including its role in the Human Genome Project and the history of field of genomics.

  • timeline
  • NHGRI
  • history
  • genomic history
  • Human Genome Project
  • genomics history

The National Human Genome Institute’s Oral History Collection features video-recorded discussions with influential figures in the field of genomics and the history of the institute. Intended for researchers and scholars, each video includes extensive conversation about science and medicine, biographical details of the participants, and insights into the inner workings of institutions and initiatives.

  • oral history
  • history of genomics
  • NHGRI
  • genomics history
  • video
  • Interview

Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Archive, US Department of Energy (DOE) The United States Department of Energy (DOE), an integral partner to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Human Genome Project, created the ELSI Archive to ensure future access to a variety of the ELSI materials it produced, such as ELSI articles in Human Genome News and a bibliography of ELSI publications produced prior to 1995.

  • Human Genome Project
  • fairness
  • Privacy
  • Stigmatization
  • commercialization
  • philosophical implications
  • reliability
  • confidentiality