Social and cultural implications of genetic testing, new reproductive technologies, cloning, and stem cell research
Anthropology of science
Genealogical Dis-Ease: Where Hereditary Abnormality, Biomedical Explanation and Family Responsibility Meet.: R. Rapp and D. Heath, Taussig, Karen-Sue, Relative Matters: The New Anthropology of Kinship, 2001.
Flexible Eugenics: Technologies of the Self in the Age of Genetics: R. Rapp and D. Heath, Taussig, Karen-Sue, Anthropology in the Age of Genetics: Practice, Discourse, Critique, 2001.
Molecules, Medicine and Bodies: Building Social Relationships for a Molecular Revolution in Medicine: Taussig, Karen-Sue, Complexities, 2003.
Calvanism and Chromosomes: Religion, the Geographical Imaginary, and Medical Genetics in the Netherlands.: Taussig, Karen-Sue, Science as Culture, 6(4), 495-524, 1997.
Bovine Abominations: Genetic Culture and Politics in the Netherlands.: Taussig, Karen-Sue, Cultural Anthropology, 19(1), 2004.
Genealogical Dis-Ease: Where Hereditary Abnormality, Biomedical Explanation and Family Responsibility Meet.: R. Rapp and D. Heath, Taussig, Karen-Sue, Relative Values: Reconfiguring Kinship Studies, 2001.
Genetic Citizenship: D. Heath and R. Rapp, Taussig, Karen-Sue, A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics, 2003.
AIDS, Knowledge, and Discrimination in the Inner City: An Anthropological Analysis of Experiences of Injection Drug Users.: E. Martin, L. Oaks, and A. van der Straten, Taussig, Karen-Sue, Cyborgs and Citadels: Anthropological Interventions into Techno-Humanism, 1997.
'Scientific Literacy', What It Is, Why It's Important, and Why Scientists Think We Don't Have It: the Case of Immunology and the Immune System.: B. Claeson, E. Martin, W. Richardson, and M. Schoch-Spana, Taussig, Karen-Sue, Naked Science, 1996.
Member, Models Systems Strategic Research Network, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada 2003 - none
Executive faculty member, Executive Committee, Institute for Human Genetics, University of Minnesota 2002 - none
Member, curriculum committee, Physician and Society course, University of Minnesota Medical School 2002 - none
Member, Genetics/Genomics Integration Work Group, University of Minnesota Medical School 2002 - none
Member, Merit Review Committee none - none
Member, Consumers Issues Committee of The American Society of Human Genetics none - none
Co-chair and co-organizer, Medicine/Culture/Power: Medical Anthropology for the 21st Century, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN October 16, 2002 - October 18, 2002