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    Implications of the genome project

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    Are there any constraints on the use of the information from the genome project that can be used against marginalized (oppressed, disenfranchised) populations? Please help me answer this question in 200 words or more.

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    The availability of the human genome sequence and the reality that in the near future individuals will be able to obtain their own genetic sequence opens up many opportunities for abuse by employers, the government and insurance companies. It is for this reason that an ethics committee was formed by the human genome organization (HUGO). It is their mission to promote discussion on the potential ethical abuses that could be carried out ...

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    Paragraph with web references discussing the constraints on the use of the information from the genome project that can be used against marginalized (oppressed, disenfranchised) populations.

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