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Biobanks as sites of bio-objectification

Edited by
Neil Stephens, Cardiff University
Nik Brown, University of York
Conor Douglas, University of British Columbia

The thematic series understands the contents of biobanks as bio-objects, referring to a socially potent biotechnological entity which generates controversy due to its potential challenging of established classifications.

  1. Research

    Constructing populations in biobanking

    This article poses the question of whether biobanking practices and standards are giving rise to the construction of populations from which various biobanking initiatives increasingly draw on for legitimacy? W...

    Aaro Tupasela, Karoliina Snell and Jose A. Cañada

    Life Sciences, Society and Policy 2015 11:5

    Published on: 21 July 2015