Research ethics recommendations for whole-genome research: consensus statement

PLoS Biol. 2008 Mar 25;6(3):e73. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0060073.


Interest in whole-genome research has grown substantially over the past few months. This article explores the challenging ethics issues associated with this work.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Consensus*
  • Databases, Genetic
  • Ethics, Research*
  • Genome, Human*
  • Genomics / ethics*
  • Humans