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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Shreveport , LA

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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport

Overview

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport / Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is located in Shreveport, LA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 3

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
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
5
Accepted
3
Enrolled
31%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Student Body

12
Total Graduate Students
83%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 16%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (10)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Yeast genetics, prostate cancer, cell biology, mTOR signaling, Parkinson's Disease, transcriptional mechanisms, chromatin, DNA repair and damage response, protein synthesis, neuroscience, diabetes, cell cycle regulation, tRNA synthetases, stress response, glucose transporters, transmigration and wound repair
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA  71130-3932
United States
Contact Dr. Stephan N. Witt
Head
Phone: 318-675-5160
Fax: 318-675-5180

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