Whole Genome Sequencing: Privacy and Security in an Era of Genomic Advancements


Joseph P. Damon (Editor)

Series: Genetics – Research and Issues
BISAC: SCI029000

Over the course of less than a decade, whole genome sequencing has progressed from being one of our nation’s boldest scientific aspirations to becoming a readily available technique for determining the complete sequence of an individual’s deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) – that person’s unique genetic blueprint. This book focuses on the privacy and progress in whole genome sequencing; and provides a scientific background for policymakers in genetic testing. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Privacy and Progress in Whole Genome Sequencing (pp. 1-126)
Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues

Chapter 2 – Genetic Testing: Scientific Background for Policymakers (pp. 127-142)
Amanda K. Sarata


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