We need to talk about big data and genomics. Here's why – and how

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Anna Middleton

Professor and Head, Society and Ethics Research Group, Wellcome Genome Campus (Sanger Institute), University of Cambridge

Mavis Machirori

Research Associate, Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences, Newcastle University

Jenniffer Mabuka-Maroa

Consultant, The African Academy of Sciences

Tiffany Boughtwood

Manager, Australian Genomics Health Alliance


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