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Misha Angrist

Misha Angrist

Associate Professor of the Practice

Misha Angrist is Associate Professor of the Practice at SSRI and a Senior Fellow in Science & Society. He serves as the lead of the Public Impact & Engagement track for the MA in Bioethics & Science Policy and as a faculty mentor, and he teaches several MA electives.

In his work, he explores the intersection of biology and society, especially as it relates to the governance of human participation in research and medicine. As the fourth participant in the Personal Genome Project, he was among the first to have his entire genome sequenced and made public. He chronicled this experience in his book, Here is a Human Being: At the Dawn of Personal Genomics.

Angrist has his MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars, his MS in genetic counseling from the University of Cincinnati, and a PhD in genetics from Case Western Reserve University. 


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