Sean Seymore is a Professor of Law and a Professor of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University. His talk, "Rethinking Failure in Law and Sciences" addresses how patent law should change in response to scientific advances and how the formation of public policy should be impacted by law and science. Professor Seymore graduated from the University of Tennessee as a Tennessee Scholar with his B.S. in Chemistry. He received his M.S. in Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry and a law degree from the University of Notre Dame.
The GLOBES Scholar Series entails three interdisciplinary talks at the intersection of the environment and society. The series is sponsored by the Environmental Change Initiative, the Eck Institute for Global Health, and the Department of Biological Sciences. Dr. Seymore's talk is co-sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Intellectual Property Law Society.