Administrative and program files, 1983 -- 2014

This series is part of Council for Responsible Genetics Records, 1983 -- 2014

Series Overview

Title: Administrative and program files
Dates: 1983 -- 2014
Call Number: MS229.001
Size: 13.2 Cubic Feet

Description

Administrative records include Board of Directors bylaws, meeting minutes, budgets, fundraising and grant records, and annual reports. Program files document the Council's work related to the social, ethical and environmental implications of genetic technologies, including research, position papers, and advocacy. Programs documented include the Safe Seed Project; issues related to human genetics, testing, privacy, and discrimination; genetic engineering and cloning; and more.

Arrangement

This series is arranged by subject.

Access and Use

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

Detailed Contents List


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Program activities and meeting minutes 1983 -- 1997

Programs documented include human genetics, testing, and discrimination including newborn screening and eugenics; informed consent in genetic research; cancer and genetic testing; insurance companies and genetic testing; biotechnology and women's health; and biological labs. Also included are Board of Directors meeting minutes, budgets, grant records, and annual reports.
Location: IM 805196790
Item ID: MS229.001.001
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Program activities and meeting minutes 1998 -- 2004

Programs documented include human genetics, testing, and discrimination including newborn screening; embryo and human cloning; gene therapy; patents on life; and the Boston University biological labs controversy. Also included are Board of Directors meeting minutes, bylaws, budgets, and annual reports.
Location: IM 805196791
Item ID: MS229.001.002
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Program activities and meeting minutes 2005 -- 2014

Programs documented include Safe Seed Project; embryo research; human growth hormone; human genetics, testing, and discrimination; race and genetics and race and forensic DNA databanks; and biological labs and biological weapons. Also included are Board of Directors meeting minutes, budgets, annual reports, and strategic planning documents; articles written by CRG members, and website documentation.
Location: IM 805196792
Item ID: MS229.001.003
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Safe Seed and No Patents on Life programs 1990 -- 2010
Location: IM 805196793
Item ID: MS229.001.004
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Genetically modified organisms and related issues 1990 -- 2010

Includes files on genetically engineered food and food labeling (GMO, non-GMO, and organic); Monsanto; genetic pollution in agriculture; biotechnology and the environment; L-tryptophan; Bovine Growth Hormone; and biodiversity.
Location: IM 805196794
Item ID: MS229.001.005
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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DNA and forensic DNA databanks 1990 -- 2010

Includes files on DNA databanks in individual states; forensic DNA databanks and race; and a legal challenge to the Department of Defense's DNA databank program, Mayfield, et al. v. John H.Dalton, Secretary of the Navy, et al.
Location: IM 805196795
Item ID: MS229.001.006
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Genetic screening and testing; Genetic privacy and discrimination 1990 -- 2010
Location: IM 805196796
Item ID: MS229.001.007
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Genetic discrimination: Federal and state laws and cases 1990 -- 2010

Documentation of discriminatory federal and state legislation (bills and laws), including files on individual state laws. Also included are copies of records of a legal challenge to the Department of Defense's DNA databank program, Mayfield, et al. v. John H.Dalton, Secretary of the Navy, et al.
Location: IM 805196797
Item ID: MS229.001.008
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Women & biotech, surrogacy, prenatal genetic screening, cloning, and Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 -- 2010

Includes files on the Human Genome Project, stem cell research, human cloning, gene therapy, and germline manipulation.
Location: IM 805196867
Item ID: MS229.001.009
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Foundation gift and grant files 1989 -- 2012
Location: IM 805196868
Item ID: MS229.001.010
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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Position papers, 1986-2002; Financial records, 1999-2011

Position papers include statements on genetic engineering; genetically engineered foods; patents on genes and organisms; genetic testing, privacy, and discrimination; human cloning; and biotechnology and biological weapons. Financial records include year-end financial statements and audit reports and foundation grants applied for.
Location: IM 805196869
Item ID: MS229.001.011
Type: File
Access: Open for research.
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