The Illusive Gold Standard in Genetic Ancestry Testing

  title={The Illusive Gold Standard in Genetic Ancestry Testing},
  author={Sandra S.-J. Lee and Deborah A Bolnick and Troy Duster and Pilar N. Ossorio and Kim Tallbear},
  pages={38 - 39}
New regulations on disclosure, authority, and responsibility would shape how genetic ancestry tests are used. Genetic ancestry testing is being applied in areas as diverse as forensics, genealogical research, immigration control, and biomedical research (1–3). Use of ancestry as a potential risk factor for disease is entrenched in clinical decision-making (4), so it is not surprising that techniques to determine genetic ancestry are increasingly deployed to identify genetic variants associated… 

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