ELSI FRIDAY FORUM

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 12:00-1:00 pm ET…

ELSIhub News

Why it is Important to Call Out Racist Language Amongst Our Professional Peers

Recently, on a panel at a conference of a medical professional society, the president of the society used a racist term that is an ethnic slur used to refer to Asians. The speaker did not publicly…

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A Bigger View: Ingrid Holm on Sharing Research Tools

CERA staff spoke with Ingrid A. Holm, MD, MPH, Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, in April about two research instruments she deposited into the Research Tools Database on ELSIhub. Dr.…

Trainee Hub

TraineeHub Resources

This digital collection of ELSI-related resources is intended to provide useful information for ELSI trainees and early career scholars. If you would like submit a resource please email [email protected]

NIH Announcement

All of Us Research Program Releases Tribal Consultation Final Report

NIH to enhance tribal engagement efforts for precision medicine research: Tribal leaders inform All of Us Research Program’s next steps to include tribal communities 

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The Sulston Project: Making the Knowledge Commons for Interpreting Inherited Cancer Risk More Effective

The Sulston Project is a joint research effort at Arizona State University and Baylor College of Medicine named after John Sulston, the champion of open science who, with Bob Waterston, crafted the…

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Developing Resources for DNA Testing at the Border: BorderDNA Working Group

Emerging technological advances and political shifts have expanded immigration-related DNA applications beyond relationship tests within a family for visa petitions. Several U.S. government programs…

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From Trainees to Scholars: Three ELSI Career Paths

ELSI scholarship is constantly evolving as new technologies raise new ethical challenges and questions. For younger scholars in the field, this presents ample opportunity to explore original topics…