Swabbing students: should universities be allowed to facilitate educational DNA testing?

@article{Callier2012SwabbingSS,
  title={Swabbing students: should universities be allowed to facilitate educational DNA testing?},
  author={Shawneequa L. Callier},
  journal={The American journal of bioethics : AJOB},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={
          32-40
        }
}
Recognizing the profound need for greater patient and provider familiarity with personalized genomic medicine, many university instructors are including personalized genotyping as part of their curricula. During seminars and lectures students run polymerase chain reactions on their own DNA or evaluate their experiences using direct-to-consumer genetic testing services subsidized by the university. By testing for genes that may influence behavioral or health-related traits, however, such as… CONTINUE READING

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