Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Scott LeRoy


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Personal data

Birthdate:  06.10.1962
Birthplace:  Warren, Pennsylvania
Marital status:  married
Children:  one step-son
Selection date:  ??.??.1991
Position:  MSP
Status:  Ret. 31.03.1992

Additional information

Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from Houghton College in 1985; Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from The Pennsylvania State University in 1990; 1990 - 1993 postdoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology; received a National Research Service Award from the National Cancer Institute; 1993-1994 research associate at the Michigan Molecular Institute where he developed biomedical uses of Starburst® Dendrimers; 1996 forensic scientist for the Pennsylvania State Police in Erie; joined GeneMedicine in The Woodlands, Texas; in 1999 he joined the vaccines division of Chiron Corporation in Emeryville, California; semi finalist in NASA group 14 selection; in 2001 joined Abgenix as a senior scientist; employed by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals / Medimmune from October 2006 to August 2008 as a Principal Scientist II; joined Takeda Pharmaceuticals in South San Francisco in Sept. 2008 as a Research Fellow; next heworked at SKD Consulting as the owner and Principal Consultant of that company; currently working at BiOptix in Boulder, CO as Vice President of Chemistry and Biochemistry; hobbies: instrument flying and snow skiing.


Last update on April 29, 2018.