Narrating ethnicity and diversity in Middle Eastern national genome projects

@article{Burton2018NarratingEA,
  title={Narrating ethnicity and diversity in Middle Eastern national genome projects},
  author={Elise K Burton},
  journal={Social Studies of Science},
  year={2018},
  volume={48},
  pages={762 - 786}
}
  • Elise K Burton
  • Published 2018
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Social Studies of Science
Most Middle Eastern populations outside Israel have not been represented in Western-based international human genome sequencing efforts. In response, national-level projects have emerged throughout the Middle East to decode the Arab, Turkish and Iranian genomes. The discourses surrounding the ‘national genome’ that shape scientists’ representation of their work to local and international audiences evoke three intersecting analytics of nationalism: methodological, postcolonial and diasporic… Expand
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