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Publications Update: CERC Survey Results

February 10, 2017 - 02:39PM - by Brianne Derveloy

eMERGE is excited to share the results of the national multi-site survey it conducted to investigate public attitudes towards consent and data sharing in biobank research recently publish in AJHG.  For the full article click here        

eMERGE RecordCounter – Scheduled Maintenance | Tuesday, February 21 – Sunday, February 26th

February 07, 2017 - 02:40PM - by kayla.m.howell

To All eRecordCounter Users, We have an upcoming scheduled maintenance window beginning Tuesday, February 21st through Sunday, February 26th. During this time, the eMERGE Record Counter application will be unavailable. We anticipate having the application back up and operational by Monday, February 27th. Thank you for understanding, eMERGE Coordinating Center

3rd International Workshop on Genome Privacy and Security (GenoPri ’16)

November 08, 2016 - 02:11PM - by kayla.m.howell

The 3rd International Workshop on Genome Privacy and Security (GenoPri'16) is a community effort for promoting genome privacy and security, co-sponsored by the eMERGE Network, and will be held in conjunction with the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2016 Fall Symposium on November 12, 2016 at the Hilton Chicago. This informative workshop aims to communicate and train participants on the state-of-the-art in privacy preserving technologies and research methodologies around data privacy and security issues prompted by progress in genomics.  To do so, it brings together a highly interdisciplinary community involved in various fields, including computer science, clinical informatics, law and policy, and social science. Briefly, the workshop is scheduled from 8:30am to 5:40pm CST and is composed of:

  • 2 keynote address
    • Christian Lovis (University Hospitals of Geneva)
    • Shawn Murphy (Harvard Medical School)
  • 2 panels
    • Ethics, Policy, and Legislation
    • The Future of Genomics and Privacy in the Clinic and Industry
  • 8 technical paper presentations
    • Privacy-Preserving Personalized Medicine
    • Privacy-Preserving Research Methods
    • Risks and Quantification of Privacy
  • 1 tutorial presented by Mohammad Naveed on an overview of the existing efforts on privacy and security for genomic data
More information including program chairs, program committee, and steering committee members, along with the full schedule, can be found on the GenoPri'16 website.  

eMERGE Representation at ASHG 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

October 18, 2016 - 01:43PM - by kayla.m.howell

Safe travels to our eMERGE investigators as they head to Vancouver this week to participate in ASHG 2016. Click here to view a list of eMERGE-specific presentations and here for general eMERGE representation. For more information about ASHG 2016, click here.


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eMERGE is excited to share the results of the national multi-site survey it conducted to investigate public attitudes towards consent and data sharing in biobank research recently publish in AJHG.  For...

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FEB

To All eRecordCounter Users, We have an upcoming scheduled maintenance window beginning Tuesday, February 21st through Sunday, February 26th. During this time, the eMERGE Record Counter application...

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NOV

The 3rd International Workshop on Genome Privacy and Security (GenoPri'16) is a community effort for promoting genome privacy and security, co-sponsored by the eMERGE...

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OCT

Safe travels to our eMERGE investigators as they head to Vancouver this week to participate in ASHG 2016. Click here to view a list of eMERGE-specific presentations and here for general eMERGE...