Carlo Casonato is a Full professor of Comparative Constitutional Law (Trento University), he is the scientific director of the BioLaw Research Group at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trento.
He teaches Biolaw at the Trento Univ. and Bioethics at the Univ. of Verona. He also run a Jean Monnet Module: Biolaw: Teaching European Law and Life Sciences (BIOTELL) 2017 – 2020 (https://www.unitn.it/cjm/131/biolaw-teaching-european-law-and-life-sciences-biotell-2017-2020).
He received a Council of Europe Fellowship (1993) and a Ph.D. in Fundamental Liberties in Comparative Law (1996). Visiting professor at the Chicago-Kent College of Law (IIT, 2003: course on Law and Bioethics). He conducted research at Oxford (2016, 2013 and 2012) Harvard (2009), Berkeley (2006), Toronto (2000), Lancaster (1999), Montréal (1995) and San Sebastian (1993).
Founder and editor-in-chief of the Biolaw Journal, a peer reviewed, class A, scientific review (http://www.biodiritto.org/ojs/index.php?journal=biolaw).
Member of the Scientific Committee of DIRITTO PUBBLICO COMPARATO EUROPEO (il Mulino) and of THE FUTURE OF SCIENCE AND ETHICS (Umberto Veronesi Foundation).
Member of the ITALIAN NATIONAL BIOETHICS COMMITTEE.
He published or edited many books and is author or co-author of more than 120 articles and papers.