Sarah R. Carter

Sarah R. Carter

Senior Fellow
Science Policy Bioeconomy Biotechnology Synthetic Biology Biosecurity

Dr. Sarah R. Carter is a Senior Fellow for the Bioeconomy at the Federation of American Scientists. In recent years, she has been an independent consultant focused on societal and policy issues related to the bioeconomy, including government oversight, industry practices, responsible innovation, and biosecurity. Previously, she worked in the Policy Center of the J. Craig Venter Institute and at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). She is a former AAAS S&T Policy Fellow and a former Mirzayan S&T Fellow of the National Academies. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Francisco, and her bachelor’s degree from Duke University.