Other sources of information about genomics

Here, you will find resources that help explain genetics, genomics and genomic testing. Some of this material was developed by Australian Genomics, specifically for Australians.  Other resources have an international focus and highlight genomic trends in other countries. 

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Resources

Data sharing – Australian Genomics Factsheet

This factsheet explains what data sharing is and how it relates to genomic testing. This factsheet was developed by Australian Genomics for Australians.
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Data sharing – Australian Genomics Infographic

This infographic provides a visual and simple explanation of data sharing and how it relates to genomic testing. This infographic was developed by Australian Genomics for Australians.
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Understanding patient data

This webpage contains a variety of written and video resources that describe how and why health information from patients (data sharing) may be used to benefit populations. Note: the information on this website may not apply in Australia.
Source: Understanding Patient Data (UK)
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Data in the 100,000 Genomes Project

This video was developed for the 100, 000 Genomes Project and describes how genomic data is stored and secured in this project. If you are considering genomic testing, especially as part of a research project, some of this information may be useful as a starting point for learning about storage, sharing and security of your genomic data. Note: there may be differences in data sharing laws between Australia and England.
Source: Genomics England (UK)
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