French DNA: Trouble in Purgatory
In 1993, an American biotechnology company and a French genetics lab developed a collaborative research plan to search for diabetes genes. But just as the project was to begin, the French government called it to a halt, barring the laboratory from sharing something never previously thought of as a commodity unto itself: French DNA.
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FRENCH DNA: Trouble in PurgatoryUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The dated story of a genetics research endeavor in the early 1990s as recounted by anthropologist Rabinow (UC Berkeley). The author was invited to spend part of 1994 at the Centre d‘Etude du ... Read full review
French DNA: trouble in purgatoryUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Rabinow has written an interesting book about the failed negotiations between a French genetics lab, the Centre d' tude du Polymorphisme Humain (CEPH) and Millennium, an American biotech company that ... Read full review