Partnership in U.K. Biobank: A Third Way for Genomic Property?


  • David E. Winickoff

    1. Assistant Professor of Bioethics and Society and the Associate Director of the Science, Technology and Society Center at the University of California, Berkeley.
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A property analysis of the U.K. Biobank reveals a new imagination of the genomic biobank as a national commonpool resource. U.K. Biobank's treatment of property and governance exhibit both strengths and weaknesses that may be instructive to genome project planners around the world.