Welcome to the IMMIGENE project website. The project aims at exploring the social, political and ethical implications of DNA analysis for family reunification in three European countries - Austria, Finland, and Germany. It is part of the ELSA-GEN initiative for collaborative research projects on ethical, legal, socio-cultural and economic aspects of genomics and related sciences. A detailed project description can be found here.

The project is funded by the Academy of Finland, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (# 01GP0903), the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG) and the GEN-AU initiative. It officially started in February 2010 and was completed in August 2013.