Rosa Castro is a postdoctoral associate at Duke Science and Society, a researcher at the Science, Law and Policy Lab (SLAPLAB), and Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and the Biosciences. Her research interests lie at the intersection of law, policy and science and her current work focuses on the challenges created by risks from emerging technologies in the biosciences. After earning an LL.M. (Hamburg University and University of Bologna) and a Ph.D. in Law and Economics (Erasmus University Rotterdam and University of Bologna), she was awarded a Jean Monnet Fellowship at the European University Institute (2011-2012). She obtained her MA in Bioethics and Science Policy in 2016. She has lectured on Intellectual Property Law, International Health Law, Bioethics and Science Policy.