Innogen · Publications · Journal articles
The Path Forward for DNA Data
Science 322 (5905) 1186-1187
The possibility that individuals may be identifiable in pools of DNA data appears to have come as a surprise to researchers and funding bodies (News of the Week, “Whole-genome data not anonymous, challenging assumptions”, J. Couzin, 5 September, p. 1278). But these concerns could have been foreseen by those directing open-access policies, especially given the rapid and unpredictable pace of technological change in genomics research.