Kathy Asta
Operations Administrator


Kathleen (Kathy) Asta is the Professional Assistant to Leslie Leinwand, Chief Scientific Officer of the BioFrontiers Institute.  She not only helps to manage Leslie’s schedule, but also supports the Leinwand Lab more generally, as well as overseeing the day-to-day details of and applying for Leslie’s many grants.  Kathy recently moved to Boulder from Boston, where she served for 13 years as the Chief of Staff to the President of the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (the pharmaceutical research arm of Novartis, A.G).  Prior to that she served in various administrative positions at Partners Health Care/Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  Kathy received a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College and an M.Phil from Yale University, both in Music.

Contact Kathy: To schedule appointments with Leslie Leinwand or her lab