Radhika Rao

UC Law San Francisco

Radhika Rao is Professor of Law and Harry & Lillian Hastings Research Chair at UC Law San Francisco. After graduating from Harvard Law, she clerked for Justices Harry Blackmun and Thurgood Marshall. Professor Rao teaches and writes in the areas of biolaw, constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, and property. She was a Fulbright Distinguished Professor at the University of Trento in Italy, and has written articles on abortion, assisted reproduction, cloning, stem cell research, genetics, and property rights in the human body, some of which have been translated into Italian and Chinese. She served on the California Advisory Committee on Human Cloning, and currently serves on the California Human Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee.