[open-science] openSNP

Mr. Puneet Kishor punkish at eidesis.org
Sat Dec 3 15:01:16 UTC 2011

In addition to all of below, Consent to Research, launched by John Wilbanks, is another entry in the field. See http://weconsent.us/  

On Dec 3, 2011, at 8:38 AM, Paweł Szczęsny wrote:

> Hi Jenny,
> Personal Genome Project (http://www.personalgenomes.org/ ) is much
> older (PGP is five years old, see
> http://www.nature.com/msb/journal/v1/n1/full/msb4100040.html ). There
> are few other similar projects developed later, for example Genomes
> Unzipped. Both PGP and GU use CC0 for data and PGP has phenotypic data
> available as well.
> ..
> On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 2:49 PM, Jenny Molloy <jenny.molloy at okfn.org> wrote:
>> Hi All
>> I cam across this story on Nature news
>> (http://blogs.nature.com/news/2011/12/could_crowd_sourcing_provide_t.html ).
>> In an interesting combination of crowd sourcing and open data release,
>> openSNP encourages users of personal genome services (23andMe, deCode me
>> etc) to openly publish their results alongside phenotypic data that they
>> provide to the site. All data is available under a CC0 license, so is
>> completely compatible with the Open Knowledge Definition and the Panton
>> Principles. Is there anyone on the list who has been genotyped and would
>> like to comment on what they think of the idea?
>> From the website http://opensnp.org/:
>> ..

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