Birck Nanotechnology Center

James F. Leary


Professor of Biomedical Engineering

SVM Professor of Nanomedicine

Member of Birck Nanotechnology Center, Bindley Biosciences Center, Oncological Sciences Center, and Purdue Cancer Center


Contact Information:

Phone: +1 765 49-47280



SB, Aeronautics/Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970
SB, Humanities (Philosophy/History), MIT, 1970
MS, Physics, University of New Hampshire, 1974
PhD, Biophysics, Penn State University, 1977
Post-doctoral Fellow, Los Alamos National Laboratory (Cytometry/Immunology), 1978


Research Areas:

High-throughput and BioMEMS cell analysis and separation technologies for genomics and proteomics (cytomics)
High-speed imaging/laser ablation/laser opto-injection technologies for stem cell engineering
Nanomedicine approaches to cancer diagnostics and therapeutics, antiviral therapies, and regenerative medicine


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Research Group Web Site
Purdue University Engineering Faculty Page


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