Natalie Ram is Professor Law at University of Maryland Carey School of Law. She is also adjunct faculty with the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University. Professor Ram is a leading scholar on the intersection of genetic privacy and the law. Her work has been published in both law reviews and scientific journals, including Harvard Law Review, Columbia Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Texas Law Review, Science, and Nature Biotechnology. Professor Ram has also been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, and Slate and interviewed on NPR’s Science Friday, Here & Now, and Reveal. She teaches courses in Maryland Carey Law’s Law and Health Care program. Professor Ram was a 2021 Greenwall Faculty Scholar in Bioethics.
Before joining Maryland Carey Law, Ram clerked for Judge Guido Calabresi, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and for Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer, U.S. Supreme Court. Subsequently, she worked in the Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Group at Morrison & Foerster in Washington, D.C.
Ram earned her JD at Yale Law School and AB in public and international affairs at Princeton University.