Dr. Robert Cook-Deegan, Founding Director of IGSP's Center for Genome Ethics, Law & Policy

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Robert Cook-Deegan is professor, School for the Future of Innovation in Society, and Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes at Arizona State University. He founded and directed Duke’s Center for Genome Ethics, Law & Policy 2002- 2012, and Duke-in-Washington through June 2016.  Before Duke: National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine 1991-2002; National Center for Human Genome Research (NIH) 1989-1990; and congressional Office of Technology Assessment 1982-1988. MD, University of Colorado,1979; and BA in chemistry (magna cum laude), Harvard, 1975.  Author of The Gene Wars: Science, Politics, and the Human Genome and over 250 other publications.