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Ethics, guidelines and standards

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This page provides a selection of resources on the subject of ethics, guidelines and standards which are particularly applicable to genetic genealogists.

Codes of conduct, guidelines and standards for genetic genealogists

Codes of conduct, guidelines and standards for genealogists

Guidelines for direct-to-consumer genetic testing

Guidelines for medical and academic research

Statements on "race"

Academic papers

Other articles


  • The blog of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues
  • Genomethics blog A blog from Anna Middleton, a social scientist and registered genetic counsellor researching ethics and genomics at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK
  • Genealogical Privacy blog

Relevant blog posts

Facebook groups


  • Genome Ethics A survey being conducted as part of a study by ethics researchers at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Cambridge, England.


General links

See also