Marcy Darnovsky

Marcy Darnovsky, PhD, is Executive Director at the Center for Genetics and Society, a Berkeley, California-based public affairs organization working to encourage responsible uses and effective societal governance of human genetic and assisted reproductive technologies. She speaks and writes widely on human biotechnologies, focusing on their social justice, equity, human rights, and public interest implications. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, The Guardian, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, New Scientist, and many others. Beyond Bioethics: Towards a New Biopolitics, an anthology co-edited with Osagie K. Obasogie, is forthcoming in March 2018 from the University of California Press. Her Ph.D. is from the History of Consciousness program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. (Photo credit Barry Zuckerman)