Taner Kuru is a PhD researcher at Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society (TILT). His research focuses on ethical and legal implications that arise from artificial intelligence-driven genetic research.

Before joining TILT, he completed the Advanced LL.M. in Law and Digital Technologies program at Leiden University with cum laude distinction as an awardee of the Jean Monnet Scholarship in 2020. He then received the European Data Protection Law Review’s “Young Scholar Award” for his article titled “Genetic Data: The Achilles’ Heel of the GDPR?” based on his master’s thesis. He also worked as an intern at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Institute (UNICRI) Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics during 2020.

Taner is also a certified lawyer at Ankara Bar Association and previously worked as an attorney-at-law in Turkey.


LL.M Law and Technology:

  • Privacy and Data Protection - Teaching Assistant 
  • Master's thesis supervisor

Recent publications

  1. Genetic Data - The Achilles' Heel of the GDPR?

    Kuru, T. (2021). Genetic Data: The Achilles' Heel of the GDPR? European Data Protection Law Review, 7(1), 45-58.

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