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Michelle N. Meyer
was a Research Fellow at the NCDG and is a J.D. candidate at Harvard
Law School. She holds a Ph.D. in Ethics from the University of
Virginia, where she taught in the Departments of Religious Studies and
Philosophy, as well as in the Medical School. She received her A.B.
summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College.
longstanding research interests include bioethics, especially genetics
and reproductive technologies; feminist theory and ethics; and
existentialism. She was a contributor to Ethical Issues in Human Stem
Cell Research (1999), a report by the National Bioethics Advisory
Commission, and to Conclusions of the 3rd Gene Therapy Policy
Conference (1999), a report by the Recombinant Advisory Committee of
the National Institutes of Health.
work at the Center focuses on the ethical, legal, and social
implications of various uses of DNA in the criminal justice system,
with particular attention to post-conviction DNA testing and law
enforcement DNA databases. Most recently, she is the co-author, with
Professor David Lazer, of "DNA and the Criminal Justice System:
Consensus and Debate," in The Technology of Justice: DNA and the Criminal Justice System (MIT Press).
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