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Leslie Sombers

Leslie Sombers
Leslie Sombers
Professor of Chemistry



  • BS 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

  • Professor of Chemistry, University Faculty Scholar
  • Graduate Faculty Member in the Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Member of the Comparative medicine Institute
  • Recognized Leader n the field of in vivo molecular monitoring, with an interest in real-time monitoring of neurochemicals in diverse systems.
  • NSF CAREER Award
  • NIH Early Career Award in the Chemistry of Drug Abuse and Addiction, and numerous research grants to fund her work.