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The legal ecology of resistance, or why normal IP rules shouldn't apply to antibiotics

Professor Kevin Outterson, Boston University School of Public Health and Dr Timo Minssen, University of Copenhagen will be speaking this Friday 25 April at 2pm in Seminar Room 1, Rosemary Rue Building, Old Road Campus Headington, Oxford

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Recent publication in Genome Medicine

Data sharing policy design for consortia: challenges for sustainability

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New paper out in the Journal of Law and the Biosciences

Dr Jane Kaye of HeLEX is among contributors to this new paper in the Journal of Law and the Biosciences entitled "A review of the key issues associated with the commercialization of biobanks"

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Consent issues in genomic research - interview with Dr. Jane Kaye

Dr Jane Kaye, Director of the Centre for Law, Health and Emerging Technologies at the University of Oxford, discusses with Michele Garfinkel, Manager of the EMBO Science Policy Programme, her research on how to adapt consent procedures to the requirements of different genomic research projects.

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Personal Genome Project launched in the UK – 7th November 2013

HeLEX is involved in the Personal Genome Project that is being led by Professor Stephan Beck from UCL. Here are the links to some of the news coverage.

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A Global Alliance to enable responsible sharing of genomic and clinical data

Over 70 leading health care, research, and disease advocacy organizations that together involve colleagues in over 40 countries have taken the first steps to form an international alliance dedicated to enabling secure sharing of genomic and clinical data.

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Two summer internships at HeLEX for July 2013

We are currently offering two non-stipendiary summer internships for the month of July 2013, at the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies, in the Department of Public Health at the University of Oxford.

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Emerging Science and Bioethics Advisory Committee

Members of the newly established Emerging Science and Bioethics Advisory Committee (ESBAC) have been confirmed and will take up post immediately...

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Brocher Foundation announces call for residencies for 2014

Brocher Foundation announces call for residencies for 2014

The Brocher Foundation is located on the shores of the Geneva Lake, in Hermance (Geneva - Switzerland). The Brocher Foundation residencies last between one and four months. They give researchers the opportunity to work at the Brocher Centre on projects on the ethical, legal and social implications for humankind of recent medical research and new technologies. Every month a dozen of visiting researchers live and concentrate on their research project at the Foundation.

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Announcing Keystone Symposia’s 2013 Conference on “Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine”

Announcing Keystone Symposia’s 2013 Conference on “Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine”

Keystone Symposia is pleased to announce its conference on “Human Genomics and Personalized Medicine,” taking place June 17-21, 2013 at Hotel Clarion Sign in Stockholm, Sweden. The abstract and scholarship deadline for this meeting is at midnight US Mountain Time on Feb 20, 2013.

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Research Network Christmas Debate: Do We Need Public Involvement in Research?

Thursday 6th December 13:00 – 14:00hrs Robert Turner Lecture Theatre OCDEM

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Oxford Medical Law and Ethics Discussion Group for HeLEX

HeLEX DPhil student, Andelka Phillips, is a co-convenor of the new Oxford Medical Law and Ethics Discussion Group, with Jesse Wall and Kate Greasley.

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US Presidential Commission releases report on Privacy and Progress in Whole Genome Sequencing

US Presidential Commission releases report on Privacy and Progress in Whole Genome Sequencing

In February 2012, Dr Jane Kaye was one of the presenters at the US Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. The Commission has now released its latest report which is available for download on its website...

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First newsletter of the BioSHaRe Project is available

Please click below for further information and to download the newsletter.

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