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The Center for Genomics and Society

Connecting people interested in ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of genomic research since 2007.

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  • ELSIconversations

    ELSIconversations debuts with a six-week series of themed one-hour networking discussions on ELSI research. Join us from 12:00-1:00 pm ET / 9:00-10:00 am PT starting Friday, February 26.   Ethics Practices for the Direct-to-Consumer Industry – REGISTER Moderator: Mildred Cho Emily Bullis & Anjali Shastri: A Prospectus on Ethical Issues in the Context of Collaborations Between Academic and Non-academic … Continued

  • ELSI Friday Forum | Genomics and Infectious Disease: Scientific and ELSI Issues of COVID

    Feb 12, 2021  | 12:00 PM EST Click here to register. Genomics is being used in several distinct ways to understand and address the Covid-19 pandemic. Pathogen genomics investigates the genetics of the virus itself and enables identification and tracking of new variants, while host genomics investigates genomic properties in different individuals that influence infection, … Continued