James F. Leary

James Leary

Professor of Biomedical Engineering
SVM Professor of Nanomedicine
Member of Birck Nanotechnology Center, Bindley Biosciences Center, Oncological Sciences Center, and Purdue Cancer Center

Email: jfleary@purdue.edu

Phone: +1 765 494-7280
Fax: +1 765 494-0781

Purdue University
Discovery Park
1205 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2057

Research web site: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~jfleary



  • 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 Interests

  • 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