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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 September 2008
... economic, environmental, and military imperatives implicate the life sciences. In my talk to the EASTS gathering, I referenced material from a chapter on medical tourism, a chapter on stem cell research, and a chapter on genomics. I ended with challenges to STS as a field raised by the examples and by the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 331–334.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Jieun Lee Stephen Hilgartner , Reordering Life: Knowledge and Control in the Genomics Revolution Cambridge, MA : MIT Press , 2017 . 368 pp. $35.00 . Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 If the “genomics revolution,” emblematized by the Human...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jaehwan Hyun There has been a growing concern about a new way of thinking about race in genomics. STS scholars have tried to make sense of the ways race came to be a part of the scientific, medical, and legal fields in the name of genomics. This article adds to this STS literature on race and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 77–97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... three specific moments: before the first Japanese trial, around the time of the Japanese first trial, and around the time when the Human Genome Project released its first important findings. Over time, concerns about ethics and danger were replaced by clinical and industrial perspectives. In addition...
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Published: 01 March 2013
Fig. 1   “Panthera Leo Genomicus” prowls the lobby of the Genome Institute of Singapore. This sculpture of a lion (symbol of Singapore) tattooed with DNA symbols is designed by Edison Liu. Photo credit: Tae-Ho Kim Fig. 1 . “Panthera Leo Genomicus” prowls the lobby of the Genome Institute of More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner The role of the state in genomic innovation in relation to global life science competition is central to understanding the moral economy of bioethics. This article asks how in China the adoption of research regulation is balanced with global competition in genomics. I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 283–309.
Published: 01 June 2013
... national and transcendent pan-Asian ethnic identities by constructing regional populations as dynamic probabilistic clusters over time. This paper focuses on how the Pan-Asian SNP Consortium (PASNP) of the Human Genome Organisation (HUGO), the first inter-Asian genomics collaboration, embodied a revival of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 367–383.
Published: 01 September 2009
... public investment in regenerative medicine and genomics. This paper will tease out what is at stake in the creation of Biopolis for the Singaporean state and population and what it can tell us about South East Asian governmentality and its bioeconomic and biopolitical aspirations and anxieties. In...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 69–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
...Fig. 1   “Panthera Leo Genomicus” prowls the lobby of the Genome Institute of Singapore. This sculpture of a lion (symbol of Singapore) tattooed with DNA symbols is designed by Edison Liu. Photo credit: Tae-Ho Kim Fig. 1 . “Panthera Leo Genomicus” prowls the lobby of the Genome Institute of...
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Published: 01 March 2010
Fig. 1 The number of articles in the Asahi shimbun containing the term “gene therapy” (遺伝子治療) and “genome” (ゲノム) (Source: Asahi shimbun article database, “Kikuzo II”) Fig. 1. The number of articles in the Asahi shimbun containing the term “gene therapy” (遺伝子治療) and “genome” (ゲノム) (Source More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 141–142.
Published: 01 March 2014
... decades, the genomics industry has been creating new dynamics as well as hegemonies as it becomes increasingly plugged into the global political economy. In contrast to the industrial economy of material products, the world of the genome industry becomes one that is determined by the intangibles of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 171–174.
Published: 01 March 2010
... by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Ever since James Watson set aside between 3% and 5% of his annual Human Genome Project budget 1 to promote the study of the ethical, legal, and social issues surrounding the sudden availability of genetic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 September 2012
... public and policy forums. The most famous case of addressing ELSIs is also one of the earliest—the Human Genome Project. The ELSI component was launched in 1990 as the United States threw its weight behind this hugely ambitious national project: it absorbed about 3 percent of the annual budgets of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 225–230.
Published: 01 June 2018
... recombinants , as we have progressed from recombinant DNA techniques in 1975, PCR amplification, genome mapping, and now integration of many omics (proteomics) and regulatory factors, enzymes, growth factors, and methylation variance (epigenomics). The goal is to molecularly target therapeutic drugs for...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., philosophy, and sociology. Panels included “Biomedicine and Singapore”; “Securities, Standards and Policy”; “Laboratories, Networks, and Practices”; “Biosampling and Biobanking”; and “Philosophy, Religion and Meaning.” On the third day of the workshop, a panel session titled “Consumer Genomics, Citizen...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 397–403.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the gene concern its definition, with most scientists and philosophers focusing on demarcation—in other words, how to divide the genome into genes (e.g., Griffiths and Stotz 2007 ; Gerstein et al. 2007 ). Of course, an exact definition and a clear demarcation do have their practical uses in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 335–348.
Published: 01 June 2010
... genomics. It is noteworthy that the discourse of biotechnology governance in Korea over the past decade has taken on a moral tone, highlighting the issue of so-called “bioethics”. It was not until the 1980s that biotechnology started to draw attention in Korea. After two decades of spectacular economic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 441–444.
Published: 01 September 2017
... charm while escorting her around Taipei. Through her words and her writings, Keller opened new horizons for those two students on their ways to pursuing careers in science. A medical graduate, Chien-Kuang Cornelia Ding is a Ph.D candidate in genetics and genomics at Duke University. At the time of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 March 2010
... undergoing a paradigm shift. While conventional medicine seeks to kill germs, relieve patients of symptoms, or remove failed organs, genomic medicine is seeking to identify health risks inherent in each individual's genetic make-up and intervene directly at that level. Likewise, while traditional organ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 419–426.
Published: 01 September 2012
... dominant. On the other hand, the proliferation of sequenced genomes—first a white male done by the Human Genome Project and then several others from different populations—created an emerging map of race and science, in which, as Donna Haraway (1997: 218) predicted, genome is both its language and the key...