From 2012, this NOVA/PBS documentary, funded by the National Institutes of Health focuses specifically on the pros and cons of having your own personal genome mapped.
Video explores the implications of the Human Genome Project. Minute 11 starts discussing the ethical dilemmas.
An excerpt from PBS/NOVA documentary, Cracking Your Genetic Code provides a poignant, heartbreaking example of when genome mapping may be beneficial.
Genes influence who we are—and now we can manipulate them. This National Geographic interview with Siddhartha Mukherjee highlights some cautionary tales when delving into the human genome.
This excerpt from a book published by the National Research Council's Committee on Mapping and Sequencing the Human Genome focuses on the potential for discrimination based on the findings from human genome maps.
The National Human Genome Research Institute, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, highlights some of the health and societal benefits of genome mapping.
The National Institute of Health provides a basic overview of the Human Genome Project, including major landmarks, applications, legal and ethical implications.
Francis Collins, one of the discoverers of the structure of DNA discusses the implications for science, medicine and society of being able to determine the chromosomal location of genes for human traits and "disorders." Pros and cons are discussed.