The Bioethics Research Library, Georgetown University is proud to announce a new blog. The GenETHX Blog scans bibliographical resources, websites, portals and databases on the ethics and bioethics of genetic research arising from the Human Genome Project. Coverage: Personal Genomics, Human Ancestry, Indigenous Populations, and Intellectual Property.

Recent entries include:

DNA Patent Database

Statement on Policies and Practices Governing Data and Materials Sharing and Intellectual Property in Stem Cell Science

Avoiding Exploitation of Indigenous Populations in Genetic Ancestry Research

Personal Genomics, Social Networking and Citizen Bioscience

The $1,000 Genome

The Blog can also be accessed from the Genetics and Ethics page on the BRL webpage, here:

The GenETHX Blog comes to you courtesy of the Bioethics Research Library, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University. It is provided as part of the NHGRIs Centers of Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research (CEER) program, funded by the U.S. National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and is a component of Duke Universitys Center for Public Genomics (CPG).

An RSS feed is available. Please forward this announcement to colleagues who might be interested.

For more information, please contact: Richard Anderson, MLS