Future Students

Karen Stokes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor/Graduate Director

Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology 

LSU Health Sciences Center 
1501 Kings Highway 
Shreveport, LA 71130 
Phone: 318- 675-8420
Fax: 318-675-6005 
E-mail: KStoke@lsuhsc.edu


The Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology of LSUHSC-Shreveport is currently seeking highly motivated individuals with relevant undergraduate backgrounds who are interested in pursuing a graduate degree. Along with a generous stipend, our nationally and internationally competitive program offers individualized training for each student and the tools necessary for a rewarding career in the ever-evolving field of biomedical research.  We welcome students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds. Our faculty is committed to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge with an emphasis on maintaining a high reputation for research excellence.

Please contact us if you have any questions about our program.  


Karen Stokes, Ph.D.

Click here to submit a preliminary application and to learn more about the program.

Click here if you are ready to submit your formal application.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the deadline for submitting an application?

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017/18 academic year.  Applications for the 2018/19 can be submitted.

Where do I get an application?

Click here for the application

What is a "completed application"?

A complete application must have all of the following...

1.  Signed formal application (not the preliminary application)

2.  Personal Statement

3.  At least two letters of reference

4.  GRE and TOEFL (if applicable) scores must be submitted to the graduate office

5.  Official transcripts must be submitted to the graduate office

Is the preliminary application the same as the formal application?

No.  The online preliminary application is basically an inquiry form.  The formal application can be downloaded here.

Is there an application fee?

No.  Please do not send any checks, money orders, etc...

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Links For More Information

Admissions & Regulations

Preliminary Application

Graduate Program Application

Masters Program Application

MD/Ph.D. Program Application

Graduate Program Student Handbook

Academic Calendar