Working Group on LEGAL, ETHICAL AND SOCIETAL IMPLICATIONS OF GENETICS (LESIG)
LESIG operates in the UK and Russia.
The Working Group aims to produce specialist proposals, through multidisciplinary work and international collaborations and exchange, for regulating genetic information.
LESIG 1st Session, UK
The first session of the Working Group in the UK was hosted by InLab, Goldsmiths, University of London in March 2018. Read more…
The Working Group is working in a number of areas, including genetic data protection / privacy; health insurance genetic discrimination, population-based genetic discrimination, sentencing in the genomic era; human rights; and surveillance.