Dov Greenbaum, PhD, JD

Assistant Professor Adjunct

Departments & Organizations

Program for Biomedical Ethics


Dov Greenbaum is a practicing intellectual property attorney, an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at YaleUniversity, and a-non resident fellow at StanfordUniversity's Center for Law and the Biosciences.

Dov completed postdoctoral fellowships at Stanford and Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETH Zürich), via the Branco Weiss Society in Science Fellowship, where he focused on bioethical issues in personal genomics and other issues related to science in society.

In addition to his many legal and scientific papers he has also written non-technical lay pieces relating to the ethical legal and social implications of science in general and genomics in particular

Dov has his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley where he also received a Law & Technology Program Certificate from the BerkleyCenter for Law and Technology.

Dov has a PhD in Genetics from YaleUniversity. His PhD work was conducted in Mark Gerstein's Bioinformatics lab at YaleUniversity.

Dov is licensed to practice law in the State of California and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office

Education & Training

JD University of California, Berkeley (2007)
PhD Yale University (2004)
MPhil Yale University, Genetics (2002)
BA Yeshiva University, Biology and Economics (1998)
Post-Doctoral Fellow Stanford Law School, Stanford University
Branco Weiss, Society in Science Fellow Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich

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