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Marchant to lecture about 'murder gene'


March 25, 2011

Gary Marchant, Executive Director of the College of Law’s Center for Law, Science & Innovation, will give a lecture entitled, “Murder Genes, Brain Scans and the Criminal Justice System,” at the University Club in Phoenix on Wednesday, April 27.

During the lecture, Marchant, the ASU Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics, will discuss the issue of a murder gene, which he has studied from both a life sciences and legal point of view.

Marchant’s research interests include the use of genetic information in environmental regulation, risk and the precautionary principle, legal aspects of personalized medicine, and regulation of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, neuroscience and biotechnology. He also is a Senior Sustainability Scientist at ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability and professor in ASU’s School of Life Sciences.

Staci McCabe, Staci.McCabe@asu.edu
(480) 965-8702
Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law