Marchant to testify at Congressional hearing

ASU Regents’ Professor Gary Marchant, Executive Director of the College of Law’s Center for Law, Science & Innovation, will address a Congressional subcommittee on Wednesday, Nov. 30. Marchant will testify before the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology at a hearing, “Fostering Quality Science at EPA: Perspectives on Common Sense Reform.”

Marchant is a Center Faculty Fellow and the ASU Lincoln Professor of Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics. His 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. Marchant teaches courses in Environmental Law, Law, Science & Technology, Genetics and the Law, Biotechnology: Science, Law and Policy, and Nanotechnology Law & Policy. He was named a Regents' Professor in 2011 and also is a professor in ASU’s School of Life Sciences.