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Genomics: Philosophy, Ethics and Policy

Mandatory Readings

Sherkow and Greely: The History of Patenting Genetic Material
Baldwin and Cook-Deegan: Constructing narratives of heroism and villainy: case study of Myriad’s BRACAnalysis compared to Genentech’s Herceptin
Bolnick et al.: The Science and Business of Genetic Ancestry Testing
Cheung et al.: Am I My Genes? Perceived Genetic Etiology, Intrapersonal Processes, and Health
Jon Cohen: The Birth of CRISPR Inc.
Condit et al.: Determinism and Mass-Media Portrayals of Genetics
Contreras and Sherkow: CRISPR, surrogate licensing, and scientific discovery
Cook-Deegan and McGuire: Moving beyond Bermuda: sharing data to build a medical information commons
Dar-Nimrod and Heine: Genetic Essentialism: On the Deceptive Determinism of DNA
Egelie, Graff, Strand and Johansen: The emerging patent landscape of CRISPR–Cas gene editing technology
Susan Gelman: Psychological essentialism in children
Paul Griffiths: Genetic Information: A Metaphor in Search of a Theory
Griffiths and Stotz: Genetics and Philosophy. Introduction
Griffiths and Stotz: Genetics and Philosophy. Ch. 2: Mendel's gene
Griffiths and Stotz: Genetics and Philosophy. Ch. 3: The material gene
Paul Griffiths: Communicating genomic complexity
Paul Griffiths: Genetic, epigenetic and exogenetic information in development and evolution
Daniel J. Kevles: The Genes You Can't Patent
Eric S. Lander: The Heroes of CRISPR
Arnon Levy: Information in Biology: A Fictionalist Account
Linquist et al.: Exploring the folkbiological conception of human nature
Stuart Murray: Neoliberal Biopolitics through the Spectacles of the Gene
Nelson: Racial politics after the Genome
Sandra S. Park: Gene Patents and the Public Interest: Litigating Association for Molecular Pathology V. Myriad Genetics and Lessons Moving Forward
Barbara Prainsack: Beyond Empowerment
Nicolas Rasmussen: Gene Jockeys, chapter 5: EPO
Jenny Reardon: Race to the Finish
Reardon and TallBear: Your DNA Is Our History
Nicholas Shea: Representation in the genome and in other inheritance systems
Guenther Witzany: The biocommunication method: On the road to an integrative biology
Brian Wynne: Knowledges in Context
Forthcoming in The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice Knowledge After the Genome: Can Genomics Be Anti-Racist?
Forthcoming in The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice Knowledge After the Genome: Genomics for the People or the Rise of the Machines?
Forthcoming in The Postgenomic Condition: Ethics, Justice Knowledge After the Genome: Epilogue
Should patients understand they are research subjects? In: San Francisco Chronicle


Supplementary Readings

Felt and Müller: Tentative (id)entities: On technopolitical cultures and the experiencing of genetic testing
Jenny Reardon: The Human Genome Diversity Project: A Case Study in Coproduction
Sheila Jasanoff: The idiom of co-production
Sheila Jasanoff: Ordering knowledge, ordering society
Forthcoming in The Postgenomic Condition: Life on Third: Knowledge and Justice After the Genome
Forthcoming in The Postgenomic Condition: Epilogue


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