Engagement Materials

  • Secko, D. M. (Ed.) (2008). “Sequencing the Salmon Genome: A deliberative public consultation,” W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics, University of British Columbia. Available at:


  • O’Doherty, K., Burgess, M., Secko, D.M. (2010). “Sequencing the Salmon Genome: A Deliberative Public Engagement,”  Genomics, Society and Policy 6(1):16-33..
  • Longstaff, H., Secko, D. M. (2010). “Canadian news media influence on biobank deliberations,” Journal of Health and Mass Communication 2(1-4): 73-95.
  • Secko, D. M., Smith, W. (2010). “Health journalism: fracturing concerns with a deliberative lens,” Canadian Journal of Communication 35(2): 265-274.
  • Secko, D. M., Preto, N., Niemeyer, S., Burgess, M. M. (2009). “Informed Consent in Biobank Research: A Deliberative Approach to the Debate,” Social Science and Medicine 68: 781-789.
  • Secko, D.  M., Burgess, M.M., O'Doherty, K. (2008). “Perspectives on Engaging the Public in the Ethics of Emerging Biotechnologies: From Salmon to Biobanks to Neuroethics,” Accountability in Research 15(4): 283-302.
  • Burgess, M. M., O’Doherty, K., Secko, D. M. (2008). “Biobanking in BC: Enhancing discussions of the future of personalized medicine through deliberative public engagement,” Personalized Medicine 5(3): 285-296.

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