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Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... Sequence data, the “backbone” of genomics, is in transformation, and this transformation may well change what genomes are. The changes described in this essay concern how biological processes associated with genomes are modeled. As predictive models based on machine learning techniques...
Published: 15 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... genomic data sequence databases machine learning prediction ...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... itself. This introductory essay argues that humanities and social science analysis can help explore the uncertain, transitional, and contested terrain of postgenomics, offering critical examination of the continuities and ruptures instituted by the spread of genomic data and technologies throughout...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... This chapter discusses the creation of multiethnic DNA databases in Singapore and why scientists there consider their genomic data to be more important than that captured by DeCODE in Iceland. Citing variability in DNA and populations in the Asian region, Singaporean biostatisticians claim...
Published: 07 October 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373643-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... This chapter discusses the creation of multiethnic DNA databases in Singapore and why scientists there consider their genomic data to be more important than that captured by DeCODE in Iceland. Citing variability in DNA and populations in the Asian region, Singaporean biostatisticians claim...
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By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
...Risks This chapter discusses the creation of multiethnic DNA databases in Singapore and why scientists there consider their genomic data to be more important than that captured by DeCODE in Iceland. Citing variability in DNA and populations in the Asian region, Singaporean biostatisticians...
Book Chapter

By Peter Wade
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapters 3–7 begins an extended examination of genomic science and its participation in multiculturalist assemblages in each nation, drawing on data collected during a three-year research project, “Race, Genomics, and Mestizaje in Latin America.” Chapter 3 describes changes in genetic science...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapter 6 looks at Mexico and how its diversity is represented in genomic studies; it focuses on the role genetic data play in public health policy. genetics multiculturalism public health INMEGEN Mexico ...
Book Chapter

By Peter Wade
...Narrating Mixture Chapters 3–7 begins an extended examination of genomic science and its participation in multiculturalist assemblages in each nation, drawing on data collected during a three-year research project, “Race, Genomics, and Mestizaje in Latin America.” Chapter 3 describes changes...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... This chapter explores Brazil and how its diversity is represented in genomic studies. It focuses on how genetic data are drawn into debates about affirmative action in higher education and health. genetics multiculturalism affirmative action Sergio Pena Brazil ...
... examination of genomic science and its participation in multiculturalist assemblages in each nation, drawing on data collected during a three-year research project, “Race, Genomics, and Mestizaje in Latin America.” Chapter 3 describes changes in genetic science from the 1990s and outlines shifts toward...
Book Chapter

By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
...Known Unknowns This chapter discusses how Asian scientists interpret population genetic data to tell a story about the conceptual unity of diverse peoples on the continent. Against the backdrop of historical and continuing political tensions, scientists at Biopolis have led the effort to form...
Published: 15 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375449-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... This essay examines the implications of current data production and dissemination regimes for credit attribution and reward systems associated with authorship in genomic science. Paying attention to these scientific practices sheds light on one of the new and exciting aspects of postgenomic...
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
...Enigmatic Variations The prologue opens with the popular image of personal genetics in California as a contrast to the collective approach to genomic science in Singapore. It argues that a study of contemporary medical science in Asia should move beyond the binary West–Asia framework...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... presence of a genomic idiom in which to talk about these things. The conclusion is not only that people assimilate new data about genetic ancestry to existing ideas about genetics, which have long formed part of the basic conceptual toolkit of many people in Latin America, but also that they tend to see...
Published: 14 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373070-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7307-0
... Chapter 8 turns to the gendered aspect of mestizaje, exploring narratives which describe European men having sex with indigenous and African women. Genomics addresses this with data about mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA, inherited via the material line) and Y-chromosome DNA (inherited by men from...
Published: 15 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7544-9
... data publication scientific authorship credit attribution databases ...