Stephen Leonard, PhD

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Stephen Leonard received a B.A. in Chemistry from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. in Chemical Biology from the University of Michigan developing tools chemical tools to investigate cysteine oxidation under the guidance of Dr. Kate Carroll. His post-doctoral work with Dr. Dustin Maly at the University of Washington involved chemical genetic techniques to study Src-family kinase conformations. Dr. Leonard rejoined Indiana Wesleyan University in 2014. His current research focus is developing selective bivalent inhibitors of the tyrosine phosphatase SHP-2.