Baskut is an international lawyer, specializing in laws and policies on the management of toxic chemicals. He is a currently a visiting scholar at American University Washington College of Law. Previously, Baskut was senior attorney with the not-for-profit Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) and a synthetic chemist with pharmaceutical, biotechnology and synthetic biology companies. He has served in various advisory roles to both governmental and non-governmental initiatives. Baskut is based in Washington, D.C.
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