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Dr. Stuart A. Newman, Ph.D., is professor of cell biology and anatomy. He has been a visiting professor at the Pasteur Institute, Paris, the Centre à l’Energie Atomique-Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, the University of Tokyo, and was a Fogarty Senior International Fellow at Monash University, Australia. He was a founding member of the Council for Responsible Genetics in Cambridge, Mass. and is a director of the Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism, Nixon, NV and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Biosciences (Bangalore). He also writes about social and cultural aspects of biological research and technology.

His areas of expertise are Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Vertebrate Limb Development, Physical Mechanisms of Morphogenesis, Evolution of Developmental Mechanisms, Protein Structure-Function Relationships, Social and Cultural Aspects of Biological Research and Technology.

Dr. Newman has written several articles and books on his research, including with the historian Tina Stevens Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial Bioscience (Routledge, 2019). He also wrote with the physicist Gabor Forgacs Biological Physics of the Developing Embryo (Cambridge University Press, 2005).

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