Stephen M. Maurer is associate adjunct professor in the Goldman School of Public Policy; he is also affiliated with Berkeley Law. His research interests include innovation, drug discovery incentives, open source, and WMD terrorism. Maurer is the editor and co-author of WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices (MIT Press 2009). He has written extensively on scientific databases, private/academic partnerships, patents, antitrust, open source, synthetic biology, and drug discovery for diseases of the developing world. His work has appeared in Nature, Science, Economica, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and other leading journals.