Pilar N. Ossorio

Position title: Professor of Law and Bioethics

Email: pnossorio@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-4387

Room 9103, Law School


Research ethics and regulation; ethical issues in genetics; race theory; race/ethnicity in research and medicine, community consultation as an ethics method.

Curriculum Vitae

Pilar N. Ossorio’s C.V.


J.D., University of California at Berkeley School of Law, Law, 1997

Ph.D., Stanford University, Microbiology and Immunology, 1990

B.S., Stanford University, Biology, 1983

Selected Articles

P.N. Ossorio, “Taking Aims Seriously: Repository Research and Limits on the Duty to Return Individual Research Findings,” Genetics in Medicine 14:4 (2012), 461-466.

P.N. Ossorio, “Bodies of Data: Genomic Data and Bioscience Data Sharing,” Journal of Social Research 78:3 (2011), 907-932.

The 1000 Genomes Consortium, “A Map of Human Genome Variation from Population-Scale Sequencing,” Nature 467 (2010), 1061–1073.

P.N. Ossorio, “The Human Genome As Common Heritage: Common Sense or Legal Nonsense?,” The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 35:3 (2007), 425–439.

Website: www.law.wisc.edu/profiles/pnossorio@wisc.edu