Heather L. Osswald, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist, Chemistry & Automation

Heather joined Deepcure in 2022 as a Principal Scientist, Chemistry & Automation. She earned her Ph.D. from Purdue University and performed postdoctoral research at The Scripps Research Institute. Heather’s experience spans structure-based drug design and asymmetric organic synthesis to chemical technologies and laboratory automation. She has impacted multiple preclinical discovery projects spanning from hit ID to lead optimization and developed an automated chemical synthesis platform capable of enabling rapid exploration of chemical space and identification of lead compounds.