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Gary.Marchant@asu.edu

Exec Dir & Regent's Professor
College of Law
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
Mail Code: 7906

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(480)965-3246

Bio

Gary Marchant is the Lincoln Professor Emerging Technologies, Law and Ethics at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. He is also a Professor of Life Sciences at ASU and Executive Director of the ASU Center for the Study of Law, Science and Technology. Professor Marchant has a a Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of British Columbia, a Masters of Public Policy degree from the Kennedy School of Government , and a law degree from Harvard. Prior to joining the ASU faculty in 1999, he was a partner in a Washington, D.C. law firm where his practice focused on environmental and administrative law. Professor Marchant teaches and researches in the subject areas of environmental law, risk assessment and risk management, genetics and the law, biotechnology law, food and drug law, legal aspects of nanotechnology, and law, science and technology

Research Interests

Regulation of Emerging Technologies; Law and Genetics; Biotechnology Law; Environmental Law; FDA Law; Nanotechnology Law and Policy; Environmental Law; Risk Analysis; Precautionary Principle

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 599 Thesis
LAW 607 Nanotechnology
LAW 703 Law, Science, and Technology
LAW 781 Independent Study
LAW 791 Seminar

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 598 Special Topics
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 599 Thesis
LAW 617 Genetics and the Law
LAW 781 Independent Study
LAW 791 Seminar

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
LAW 781 Independent Study

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 691 Seminar
LAW 703 Law, Science, and Technology
LAW 781 Independent Study
LAW 791 Seminar

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 598 Special Topics
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 607 Nanotechnology
LAW 617 Genetics and the Law
LAW 791 Seminar

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 607 Nanotechnology
LAW 691 Seminar
LAW 791 Seminar

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 598 Special Topics
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 617 Genetics and the Law
LAW 703 Law, Science, and Technology
LAW 791 Seminar

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 607 Nanotechnology
LAW 691 Seminar
LAW 781 Independent Study
LAW 791 Seminar

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 598 Special Topics
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 617 Genetics and the Law
LAW 703 Law, Science, and Technology
LAW 791 Seminar

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
LAW 791 Seminar

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 691 Seminar
LAW 791 Seminar

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 591 Seminar
BIO 598 Special Topics
HON 494 Special Topics
LAW 617 Genetics and the Law
LAW 703 Law, Science, and Technology
LAW 791 Seminar

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Book chapter: Mossman, Kenneth L. Genetic susceptibility and radiological health and safety. Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Science, Ethics and Law. Johns Hopkins University Press (2008).

  2. Sharp, Richard, Marchant, Gary E, Grodsky, Jamie. Genomics and Environmental Regulation: Ethical, Legal and Policy Issues. John Hopkins University Press (2007).

  3. Gary Marchant. Genetic Data in Toxic Tort Litigation. J. Law & Policy (2006).

  4. Gary Marchant, Douglas Sylvester. Transnational Models for Regulation of Nanotechnology. J. Law, Medicine & Ethics (2006).

  5. Book chapter: Marchant, Gary E (Author) . Applications of Biomarkers in Forensics and Toxic Tort Proceedings. Toxicological Biomarkers. Taylor & Francis (2006).

  6. Marchant, Gary E. Law, Science & Technology. Encyclopedia of Science, technology, and Ethics. Detroit: Macmillan Reference (2005).

  7. Gary Marchant. Property Rights and Benefit-Sharing for DNA Donors?. Jurimetrics (2005).

  8. Book chapter: Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics. Macmillan Reference (2005).

  9. Cary Coglianese, Gary Marchant. Shifting Sands: The Limits of Science in Setting Risk Standards. Penn. L. Rev (2004).

  10. Cary Coglianese, Gary Marchant. The EPA's Risky Reasoning. Regulation (2004).

  11. Marchant, Gary E, Mossman, Kenneth L. Arbitrary & Capricious: The Precautionary Principle in the European Union Courts. AEI Press (2004).

  12. Book chapter: Environmentalism and the Technologies of Tomorrow. Island Press (2004).

  13. Gary Marchant. From General Policy to Legal Rule: The Aspirations and Limitations of the Precautionary Principle. Envtl. Health Perspect (2003).

  14. Gary Marchant. Genomics and Toxic Substances: Part I - Toxicogenomics. Envtl. Law Rep (2003).

  15. Gary Marchant. Genomics and Toxic Substances: Part II - Toxicogenetics. Envtl. Law Rep (2003).

  16. Gary Marchant. Introduction: Confidence-Building Measures for Genetically Modified Foods. Jurimetrics (2003).

  17. Gary Marchant, Andrew Askland. GM Foods: Potential Public Consultation and Participation Mechanisms. Jurimetrics (2003).

  18. Review of: Precaution, Environmental Science, and Preventive Public Policy. Environmental Health Perspectives (2003).

  19. Carol Henry, Gary Marchant. Use of Genomics in Toxicology and Epidemiology: Findings and Recommendations of a Workshop. Envtl. Health Perspect (2002).

  20. Gary Marchant. A Synthetic Vitreous Fiber (SVF) Occupational Exposure Database: Implementing the SVF Health and Safety Partnership Program. Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (2002).

  21. Gary Marchant. Biotechnology and the Precautionary Principle: Right Question, Wrong Answer. Int. J. Biotechnology (2002).

  22. Gary Marchant. Legal Criteria and Judicial Precedents Relevant to Incorporation of Hormesis into Regulatory Decision-Making. The Science of the Total Environment (2002).

  23. Gary Marchant. The Genome Cometh. Chemistry Business (2002).

  24. Gary Marchant. Toxicogenomics and Toxic Torts. Trends in Biotech (2002).

  25. Kenneth Mossman, Gary Marchant. The Precautionary Principle and Radiation Protection. Risk: Health, Safety & Environment (2002).

  26. Edward Calabrese, Gary Marchant. Editorial: Recognizing and Incorporating Health Benefits of Pollutants in Risk Assessment. Human & Ecol. Risk Assess (2001).

  27. Gary Marchant. A Regulatory Precedent for Hormesis. Human & Experimental Toxicology (2001).

  28. Gary Marchant. Genetics and Toxic Torts. Seton Hall L. Rev (2001).

  29. Gary Marchant. The Precautionary Principle: An 'Unprincipled' Approach to Biotechnology Regulation. J. of Risk Research (2001).

  30. Review of: Human Germline Gene Therapy: Scientific, Moral and Political Issues. Politics & Life Sciences (2001).

  31. Gary Marchant. Genetic Susceptibility And Biomarkers in Toxic Injury Litigation. Jurimetrics (2000).

  32. Michael Baram, Ellen Flannery, Patricia Davis, Gary Marchant. Regulatory and Liability Considerations. Boston U. J. Sci. & Tech. L (2000).

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Presentations

  1. Marchant, Gary Nanotechnology Regulation: The United States Approach. Conference on New Global Regulatory Frontiers: Evaluating What Will Work for Nanotechnology. Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. (Jul 2006).
  2. Marchant, Gary Legal Pressures and Incentives for Personalized Medicine. Beyond Genome 2006 Conference, San Francisco, CA. (Jun 2006).
  3. Marchant, Gary Legal, Ethical and Policy Issues with Pharmacogenomics. TGEN, Phoenix, AZ. (Apr 2006).
  4. Marchant, Gary Pros and Cons of Cost-Benefit Analysis; Issues in Implementing Cost-Benefit Analysis; and The Precautionary Principle: An Alternative to Cost-Benefit Analysis?. Institute on Science in the Courts, George Mason University Law & Economics Center, Tucson, AZ. (Apr 2006).
  5. Marchant, Gary The Intersection of Law & Science. State Bar of Arizona CLE on Scientific Evidence, Phoenix, AZ. (Apr 2006).
  6. Marchant, Gary Regulatory and Legal Implications of Hormesis. Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (Mar 2006).
  7. Marchant, Gary Aspirations and Limitations of the Precautionary Principle. Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (Mar 2006).
  8. Marchant, Gary Incorporating Genetic Susceptibility Data in Standard-Setting for Air Pollutants. Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. (Mar 2006).
  9. Marchant, Gary Genetics and Criminal Responsibility. ASU Adventures in Learning Lecture Series, Scottsdale, AZ. (Feb 2006).
  10. Marchant, Gary Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Privacy and the Law. Conference on Surveillance Technologies, Privacy and the Law, ASU College of Law, Tempe, AZ. (Feb 2006).
  11. Marchant, Gary Evolution, Creation, and the Law. MetaNexus Board Presentation, Tempe, AZ. (Jan 2006).
  12. Marchant, Gary The Problems with the Precautionary Principle. Washington Health Legislative Conference, Seattle, WA. (Dec 2005).
  13. Marchant, Gary The Precautionary Principle in the European Union Courts. Institute for Economic Affairs, London, UK. (Oct 2005).
  14. Marchant, Gary Arbitrary and Capricious: The Precautionary Principle in European and Global Lawmaking. Centre for the New Europe, Brussels, Belgium. (Oct 2005).
  15. Marchant, Gary Genetically Based Toxic Tort Suits. 9th International Conference on Environmental Mutagens, San Francisco, CA. (Sep 2005).
  16. Marchant, Gary Genetics and Toxic Torts. Sciences for Judges V, Brooklyn Law School, New York, NY. (Apr 2005).
  17. Marchant, Gary Toxic Torts: How Genetics Can Shape the Debate Regarding Proximate cause and Damages. National Association of Women Judges Genome Justice Pilot Project, Phoenix. (Apr 2005).
  18. Marchant, Gary Transnational Models for Regulating Nanotechnology. Conference on Nanoethics, University of South Carolina, Columbia SC. (Mar 2005).
  19. Marchant, Gary Labeling of GM Foods - A "No Brainer" .... Or Not?. Western Regional Bioethics Conference, Tempe, AZ. (Feb 2005).
  20. Marchant, Gary Risk Analysis: As Others See Us, Plenary Session Respondent. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA. (Dec 2004).
  21. Marchant, Gary Incorporating Genomics into Risk Assessment and Regulation. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Conference, Palm Springs, CA. (Dec 2004).
  22. Marchant, Gary Transnational Regulatory Models for Molecular Nanotechnology. 1st Conference on Advanced Technology, Foresight Institute, Arlington, VA. (Oct 2004).
  23. Marchant, Gary Legal and Ethical Issues of Genomics. Spirit of the Senses Lecture, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ. (Sep 2004).
  24. Marchant, Gary Genetic Testing: How Will It Impact Your Life in the Next Five Years?. Gathering for the Great Minds Awesome Hearts Lecture series, Interfaith Community Care, Sun City West, AZ. (Sep 2004).
  25. Marchant, Gary Genomics and Environmental Regulation. National Human Genome Research Institute ELSI Genetic Variation Consortium, Rockville, MD. (Jul 2004).
  26. Marchant, Gary Regulatory Incentives and Impediments to Fuel-Celled Vehicles. Conference on Legal Issues in Developing Hydrogen Technologies, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C. (Jun 2004).
  27. Marchant, Gary Regulatory Applications and Acceptance of Hormesis. American Industrial Hygiene Conference, Expo 2004, Atlanta, Ga. (May 2004).
  28. Marchant, Gary Property Interests of Genetic Research Donors?. Conference on Human Genetic Sampling: Ethical, Legal, and Social Considerations, ASU College of Law, Tempe, AZ. (Mar 2004).
  29. Marchant, Gary An Occupational Exposure Database for Synthetic Vitreous Fibers (SVFs). Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. (Mar 2004).
  30. Marchant, Gary The Precautionary Principle. Capstone course: Issues in Biotechnology, Arizona State University School of Life Sciences, Tempe, AZ. (Mar 2004).
  31. Marchant, Gary Contagion, Risk and Fear: Lessons From SARS, Mad Cow Disease, West Nile Virus and Anthrax. ASU President's Community Enrichment Program, Scottsdale, AZ. (Feb 2004).
  32. Marchant, Gary Genetics and the Law: An Introduction. Arizona Federal District Court Conference, Phoenix, AZ. (Feb 2004).
  33. Marchant, Gary Toxicogenomics: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Division of Extramural Research and Training (DERT), Science Retreat, Southern Pines, NC. (Dec 2003).
  34. Marchant, Gary Risk in the Republic. Greater Phoenix Humanists Association, Tempe, AZ. (Oct 2003).
  35. Marchant, Gary Risk in the Republic. World Presidents Association, Phoenix, AZ. (Oct 2003).
  36. Marchant, Gary Genetic Susceptibility and Environmental Exposures. Special Committee on Bioethics, ABA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. (Aug 2003).
  37. Marchant, Gary How Genomics Will Change Environmental Regulation. EPA Region 10, Seattle, WA. (Jul 2003).
  38. Marchant, Gary Hopes and Hypes of the Biomedical Revolution: Genetic Testing. 9th Circuit Judicial Conference, Kaua'i, Hawaii. (Jun 2003).
  39. Marchant, Gary Human Cloning. What Every Lawyer Should Know About Bioethics Law, conference, Arizona State Bar, Phoenix, AZ. (Apr 2003).
  40. Marchant, Gary The Human Genome and Beyond. State Capital Global Law Firm Group 2003 MidwinterMeeting, Scottsdale, AZ. (Mar 2003).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Marchant,Gary E * . Liability in the Delivery of Personalized Medicine: Driver, Impediment, or Both?. HHS-NIH-NHGRI (8/1/2012 - 5/31/2015).
  2. Marchant,Gary E * Robert,Jason . Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease: Defining Expert and Public Perceptions and Expectations. MAYO CLINIC SCOTTSDALE (1/1/2011 - 6/30/2012).
  3. Lant,Timothy W * , Basile,George Matthew , Hodge,James , Jehn,Megan L , Kim,Yushim , Lynk,Myles V , Marchant,Gary E , . Building evidence for legal decision-making in real time: Legal triage during declared emergencies. RWJF (12/1/2009 - 5/31/2011).
  4. Marchant,Gary E * Allenby,Braden Richard Askland,Andrew Herkert,Joseph Raymond . Adapting Law to Rapid Technological Change. NSF-SES (10/1/2009 - 12/31/2012).
  5. Renaut,Rosemary Anne * , Bimonte-Nelson,Heather , Coon,David Wayne , Gonzalez,Graciela H , Marchant,Gary E , Sierks,Michael Richard , . AZ ASU Alzheimer's Research Center Project - 12. AADC (7/1/2009 - 6/30/2010).
  6. Renaut,Rosemary Anne * , Bimonte-Nelson,Heather , Coon,David Wayne , Johnston,Stephen Albert , Marchant,Gary E , Sierks,Michael Richard , Ye,Jieping , . AZ ASU Alzheimer's Reserach Center Project- Year 11. AADC (7/1/2008 - 6/30/2009).
  7. Marchant,Gary E * Abbott,Kenneth Wayne Corley,Elizabeth Sylvester,Douglas J . Mechanisms for Transnational Coordination and Harmonization of Nanotechnology Governance in Support of Bioenergy Development. DOE-CHICAGO (9/1/2007 - 12/31/2012).
  8. Maienschein,Jane Ann * Laubichler,Manfred Dietrich Marchant,Gary E Sarewitz,Daniel Sarewitz,Daniel . Understanding Agents of Scientific Change: The Case of Embryo Research. NSF-SBE (8/1/2007 - 12/31/2011).
  9. Maienschein,Jane Ann * Laubichler,Manfred Dietrich Marchant,Gary E Sarewitz,Daniel Sarewitz,Daniel . Understanding Agents of Scientific Change: The Case of Embryo Research. NSF-SBE (1/1/2007 - 9/30/2007).
  10. Samuelson,Hava Tirosh * , Allenby,Braden Richard , Cady,Linell E , Cady,Linell E , Lindsay,Stuart , Lindsay,Stuart , Marchant,Gary E , Ritchie,Barry G , Samuelson,Norbert Max , Samuelson,Norbert Max , Sarewitz,Daniel , Sarewitz,Daniel , White,Michael Joe , White,Michael Joe , White,Michael Joe , . Facing the Challenges of Transhumanism: Religion, Science, and Technology. METANEXUS INST. (5/1/2006 - 11/30/2011).
  11. Marchant,Gary E * . GENETIC SUSCEPTIBILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION. HHS-NIH-NIEHS (5/10/2003 - 8/28/2005).

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Service

  1. Society for Risk Analysis Section on Risk Science and the Law, Chair (2005 - present)
  2. Nonlinearity in Biology, Toxicology and Medicine (CRC Press), Associate Editor (2003 - present)
  3. National Research Council (National Academy of Sciences) Committee on Applications of Toxicogenomic Technologies to Predictive Technologies, Member (2005 - 2006)
  4. National Research Council (National Academy of Sciences) Committee on State Practices in Setting Mobile Source Emission Standards, Member (2004 - 2006)
  5. State Bar of Arizona, Executive Council of Environmental & Natural Resources Law Section, Elected Member (2004 - 2006)
  6. Harvard Environmental Law Review, Editor
  7. Harvard Journal of Law & Technology, Editor-in-Chief
  8. Harvard Law & Technology Society, Vice-President
  9. Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGEN), Conflicts of Interest Committee, Member

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