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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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  • ELSI Friday Forum | December 8

    Join us on December 8, 2023 12:00 PM for the next ELSI Friday Forum: Affirming Sex and Gender Diversity in Genetics Practices, Policies, and Law: A Call to Action Join panelists: Kimberly Zayhowski, MS, CGC, and Kellan Baker, PhD, MPH, MA. Moderated by Mildred Cho, PhD. There are already many barriers to appropriate health care for transgender, … Read more

  • In case you missed it . . .

    November 10, 2023 – The Genomics of PTSD Risk: Scientific and Ethical Perspectives Watch the recording here Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop following a traumatic event such as natural disaster, sexual or physical assault, or war. Not all people exposed to the same trauma will develop PTSD—rates differ based on the nature of the … Read more