Who owns my DNA when I send it off for analysis?

When it comes to DNA testing, issues of privacy and ownership are still being worked out. https://soundcloud.com/curious-canberra/who-owns-my-dna-when-i-send-it-off-for-analysis-1 This week’s question comes from Cameron Stuart, a Canberran with an interest in genetic testing. “I often wonder if I send my genetic material away to be tested… who owns my genetic material when the results come back?” “It seems to be a bit of a grey area… (and) I think it’s something we should think about.” While there’s a straightforward answer for pathology tests conducted in Australia, advances in genetic testing have created a gap between science, ethics and the law. A…
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