Former Principal Investigators and Co-Investigators


Arti Rai, JD: Professor of Law, Duke Law School
PI of Project 1 – Genomics as Information: The Role of Intellectual Property

Jerome Reichman, JD: Professor of Law, Duke Law School
PI of Project 2 – Overcoming Intellectual Property Related Obstacles to Genomic Research

Robert Cook-Deegan, MD: Research Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
PI of Project 3 – DNA Sequencing: Technology history, sharing practices, and applications to medicine and personal genomics

Misha Angrist, PhD: Associate Professor of the Practice, Duke Social Science Research Institute
PI of Project 4 – Personal Genomics in the Non-Profit Sector: Telegenetics, Crowdsourcing and Open-Sourcing

Charmaine Royal, PhD: Associate Professor, Duke University
PI of Project 5 – Social Identity, Social Justice and Intellectual Property

Wesley Cohen, PhD: Professor of Economics, Duke Fuqua School of Business
PI of Project 6 – Developing a model of biomedical scientists’ propensity to withhold materials, data and findings from other scientists

Lauren A. Dame, JD, MPH: Senior Lecturing Fellow, Duke Law School
PI of Core B – Education, Training and Outreach

Laura Beskow, PhD, MPH: Associate Professor, Co-Director of Program for Empirical Bioethics, Duke University School of Medicine
PI of Core D – Linkages: Translational Medicine, Repository and Inter-CEER Activities

Susanne Haga, PhD: Associate Professor in Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine;
Associate Research Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Co-Investigator of Core E – Policy Engagement (Genetics and Public Policy Center, Johns Hopkins University)

Subhashini Chandrasekharan, PhD: Assistant Research Professor, Duke Global Health Institute
Collaborator on Project 1, Co-Investigator of Project 3


Page last updated on 2 June 2015 for the Duke University Center for Public Genomics, funded by the U.S. National Human Genome Research Institute (P50 HG 003391).