Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport

Shreveport, LA
location
Public
type
Not
Reported
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
12
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
31%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biochemistry Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 16
    • Accepted 5
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 3
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic Not Reported
    • Application Fee - International Not Reported
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students12
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian17%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student83%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchYeast 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 yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport

1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
United States

Dr. Stephan Witt

Head

Phone: 318-675-5160
Fax: 318-675-5180

Heather Jacobson

Coordinator

Phone: 318-675-5160
Fax: 318-675-5180
Email: admissions-bmb@lsuhsc.edu


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