Pooled DNA Data Does Not Protect Anonymity

September 9, 2008 at 7:30 pm Leave a comment

David Craig at the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix, Arizona has proved that pooled DNA data can be traced to individuals using SNP genotyping microarrays.  Read about his research in PLoS Genetics here. His research has caused the Wellcome Trust, the Broad Institute and NIH to pull data off from their sites. Read more about this issue in the journal, Science.

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