Andrew M. Leifer is an Assistant Professor at Princeton University in the Department of Physics and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. Prior to that Dr. Leifer was Principal Investigator and Lewis-Sigler Fellow at Princeton University. He received his PhD in Biophysics from Harvard. He did his undergraduate studies at Stanford where he graduated with a B.S. in physics a B.A. in political science and interdisciplinary honors in international security studies.