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Stuart Lindsay

Director of the Center for Single Molecule Biophysics,
Carson Presidential Chair in Physics
Arizona State University


Stuart Lindsay is the Director of the Center for Single Molecule Biophysics and Carson Presidential Chair in Physics. He receives his Ph.D. from University of Manchester, England (1976) and worked for two years at the Philips Institute in London before coming to ASU in 1979. He specializes in biophysics at the molecular level and scanning probe microscopy. Much of his work aims at devising speedier diagnosis and medical breakthroughs to identify many disease. He holds 27 patents and serves as the technical advisor for Molecular Imaging Corporation, a company he co–founded in 1993. He is the author of 138 peer–reviewed articles in addition to numerous book chapters and refereed conference papers. He serves on the editorial board of Biophysical Journal and AIP Press International Series in Basic and Applied Biological Physics. He is on the editorial board of Biophysical Journal, the Associate Editor for Probe Microscospy at Ultramicroscopy and Associate Editor for the Americas at Nanobiology. He is a Fellow of American Association of the Advancement of Science and American Physical Society.