University Times (Ireland): A Corporation Wants Our Genome Data, While Universities are Denied Access

University Times (Ireland): A Corporation Wants Our Genome Data, While Universities are Denied Access. “To make the most of genetic research, academics need as much information on genes as possible. At the moment, however, that much-needed information is being gifted to a state-funded private company, Genomics Medicine Ireland (GMI). GMI is building a database of genomic information – sequencing the genomic information of people in Ireland, determining the whole genetic code of individuals and then anonymising it with a unique numerical tag.”

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