Monthly Archives: October 2010

DTC Genomic Testing Meets DIY Bio

Genomeweb just ran a story highlighting an article by Steven Salzberg and Mihaela Pertea on Do-It-Yourself Genetic Testing.  In the article Salzberg and Pertea demonstrate software that scans human genome sequence data for mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes.  … Continue reading






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DTC Genomic Testing—Policy Perspective in Science Magazine

Today’s Science magazine included a policy perspective on regulating Direct-to-Consumer genetic and genomic tests written by university ethics scholars.  In this article, the authors do a nice job of reviewing recent regulatory actions around DTC genomic testing, particularly in the … Continue reading






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