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Leslie Sombers

Leslie Sombers
Leslie Sombers
Professor of Chemistry



  • B.S. in Chemistry, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Penn State University, University Park, PA.
  • Postdoctoral Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC.

Area of Research / Academic Expertise

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Neurochemistry

Questions & Answers

Why did you choose Chemistry as a field of study?

I had a really great chemistry prof my freshman year. I was a math major, but the chem prof made quantitative chemistry interesting and fun. I began to
do undergrad research in his lab, and quickly switched majors.