Benjamin Leslie

Benjamin Leslie

Visiting Assistant Professor

Department/Affiliation: Biology, BCMB
Phone: 330-287-1945
Office Address: 101 Rubbermaid


  • B.A., Colgate University, 2003
  • Ph.D., The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009

Courses Taught

  • BIOL 201: Gateway to Molecular & Cellular Biology Lab


  • Bioinformatics-based approaches to design of motor proteins for next-gen sequencing (NGS)
  • Fluorescence labeling and imaging techniques for study of proteins and nucleic acids in living cells and animals
  • Design and synthesis of new fluorescent small molecules and proteins single-molecule fluorescence imaging