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Issue No. 02 - Feb. (2015 vol. 48)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 58-66
Erman Ayday , Bilkent University
Emiliano De Cristofaro , University College London
Jean-Pierre Hubaux , EPFL, Lausanne
Gene Tsudik , University of California, Irvine
ABSTRACT
Whole genome sequencing will soon become affordable for many individuals, but thorny privacy and ethical issues could jeopardize its popularity and thwart the large-scale adoption of genomics in healthcare and slow potential medical advances. The Web extra at http://youtu.be/As3J9NYsbbY is an audio recording of Alf Weaver interviewing Bradley Malin and Jacques Fellay about the possibilities and challenges of whole genome sequencing.
INDEX TERMS
Genomics, Bioinformatics, DNA, Diseases, Biomedical monitoring, Privacy, Patient monitoring
CITATION

E. Ayday, E. De Cristofaro, J. Hubaux and G. Tsudik, "Whole Genome Sequencing: Revolutionary Medicine or Privacy Nightmare?," in Computer, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 58-66, 2015.
doi:10.1109/MC.2015.59
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