Power to the people: A wiki-governance model for biobanks

Edward S. Dove*, Yann Joly, Bartha M. Knoppers

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract / Description of output

Biobanks are adopting various modes of public engagement to close the agency gap between participants and biobank builders. We propose a wiki-governance model for biobanks that harnesses Web 2.0, and which gives citizens the ability to collaborate in biobank governance and policymaking.

Original languageEnglish
Article number158
JournalGenome Biology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 29 May 2012

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • biobank
  • collaboration
  • genomics
  • governance
  • networks
  • public participation
  • social media
  • Web 2.0


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