M. Leandro Heien*

Associate Professor
Accepting Students

Biosciences West, Room 443A

Degrees and Appointments

  • B.S. 2000, Truman State University
  • Ph.D. 2005, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant 2005-2007, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Research Assistant Professor 2007-2010, The Pennsylvania State University

Specialties: Bioanalytical, Chemical Biology, Instrument Development, Materials and Polymer Chemistry, Metabolism, Signaling, and Regulation

Research Group Web Page

Research Description

The Heien group focuses and the development and application of novel measurement platforms.  We believe that Measurement Science is important because accurate and precise measurements are critical for advancing scientific understanding and technological innovation. New fields are often driven by making new measurements, thus opening new fields for study.