Jeantine Lunshof is a philosopher and bioethicist, she is Research Scientist-Ethicist at MIT Media Lab, and affiliated as Assistant Professor with the Department of Genetics, University Medical Center Groningen. At Harvard Medical School, Jeantine is Ethics Consultant to the Department of Genetics, Church Lab, and the Center for Excellence in Genomic Science and Center for Genomically Engineered Organs (CGEO). Since 2006, she is ethics consultant with the Personal Genome Project, for which she developed the innovative model of Open Consent.
Jeantine obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy with a minor in Tibetan Language & Culture at Hamburg University (Germany) and graduated in Philosophy with a minor in Health Law at the University of Amsterdam. She obtained her PhD at VU University Amsterdam with a thesis concerning the impact that developments in genomic sciences have on practical ethics and normative theory. Next to her doctoral studies, Jeantine trained as a nurse in a hospital-based nursing school and upon receiving her RN she worked for almost 10 years in the research clinic of the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam.
Focus of her current work is on the conceptual and normative questions arising at the earliest stages of discovery science in genomics and synthetic biology, for which she currently develops the innovative model of “Collaborative Ethics”.
Protein & cell, January 1, 2016
Nature, May 14, 2015
Science (New York, N.Y.), February 28, 2014
Genome medicine, February 28, 2014
Science (New York, N.Y.), January 24, 2014
Genome medicine, June 27, 2013
Nature, February 28, 2013
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, July 13, 2012
Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, March 1, 2012
Genome medicine, October 27, 2011