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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy

New Orleans, LA

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Overview

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center / Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy is located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell biology and anatomy Clinical anatomy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Cell biology and anatomy Development, cell, and neurobiology

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1
Applied
0%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

6
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 16.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Visual system organization, neural development, plasticity of sensory systems, information processing through the nervous system, visuomotor integration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
900,000

Location & Contact

Address 433 Bolivar Street
New Orleans, LA  70112-2223
United States
Contact Dr. Samuel McClugage
Head
Email: smcclu@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504-568-4011
Fax: 504-568-2165