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Biomedical Engineering

Joseph L. Bull, Ph.D., Northwestern University, 2000
Professor
John and Elsie Martinez Biomedical Engineering Chair
Associate Dean of Research, Faculty Affairs and Graduate Studies

Kimberly L. Foster, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1999

Dean, School of Science and Engineering
Professor (by courtesy)
Biomedical micro devices, Interdisciplinary research, Microsensors

Donald P. Gaver, Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1988
Professor
Alden J. "Doc" Laborde Chair in Biomedical Engineering
Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Michael Moore, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 2005
Professor
Tissue engineering, Biomaterials, Central nervous system regeneration

Yu-Ping Wang, Ph.D., Xi'an Jiaotong University, 1996
Professor
Multi-scale Bioimaging, Medical Imaging, Geonomic Imaging, Bioinfomatics

Ronald C. Anderson, Ph.D., Tulane University, 1987
Associate Professor
Biomechanics, Orthopaedic materials

J. Quincy Brown, Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University, 2005
Associate Professor
Paul H. and Donna D. Flower Early Career Professor in Engineering
Application and translation of quantitative spectroscopy and imaging tools for the improvement of cancer management in the clinical setting

Damir Khismatullin, Ph.D., Bashkir University, 1998
Associate Professor
Computational Bioengineering, Biofluid Mechanics, Cellular Biomechanics, Medical Ultrasound, Multiphase Flow

Carolyn Bayer, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 2009

Assistant Professor
Ultrasound, Photoacoustic Imaging, and Imaging Contrast Agents

Kristin Miller, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2012
Assistant Professor
Continuum Biomechanics, Growth and Remodeling, Regenerative Medicine, Orthopaedics, Women's Reproductive Health, Development

Mark Mondrinos, Drexel University, 2011
Assistant Professor

Eiichiro Yamaguchi, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005
Research Assistant Professor
Development of optical diagnostics methods, such as Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV) and Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF), for microscale flow systems. Study of micro-fabrication techniques

Mic Dancisak, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2000
Senior Professor of Practice
Director, Center for Anatomical and Movement Science

Motor control and thermocouple to enhance performance for individuals working in extreme environments

Lars Gilbertson, Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1993
Senior Professor of Practice
Biomechanics, Biology

Katherine Raymond, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2007

Professor of Practice
Mechanics, Engineering Materials

 

Cell and Molecular Biology

YiPing Chen, Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1993
Professor
Chair, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

The John L. and Mary Wright Ebaugh Chair in Science and Engineering
Molecular mechanisms and genetic control of vertebrate organogenesis

Frank Jones, Ph.D., McMaster University, 1995
Professor Gerald and Flora Jo Mansfield Piltz Professor in Cancer Research
Molecular biology of breast cancer progression and therapeutic resistance; Signal transduction mediated by the EGFR-family; Regulation of gene expression in schizophrenia. Molecular alterations associated with brain injury

Jeffrey G. Tasker, Ph.D., University of Bordeaux, France, 1986
Professor Catherine and Hunter Pierson Chair in Neuroscience
Intracellular and patch-clamp electrophysiology using in vitro brain slices; Study of membrane electrical properties, synaptic circuits and hormone regulation of hypothalamic neuroendocrine cells

David Mullin, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 1983
Associate Professor
New chemical class of antimicrobial agents; identifying the cellular target of 4-DDP1956, testing the therapeutic potential of 4-DDP1956 in mice. Bacterial fermentation end products to produce liquid fuels for automobiles

Laura A. Schrader, Ph.D., Tulane University, 1997
Associate Professor
Molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity and learning and memory

Shusheng Wang, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2004
Associate Professor
To dissect the epigenetic mechanisms of retinal vascular development and disease using genetic mouse model and in vitro system, with a focus on microRNAs and chromatin factors

Laurie Earls, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2007
Assistant Professor
Age-dependent molecular mechanisms of psychiatric disease susceptibility

Maria Galazo, Ph.D., Autonoma University of Madrid, Spain, 2007
Assistant Professor

Fenglei He, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2009
Assistant Professor
Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying craniofacial morphogenesis and malformations

Hai Huang, Ph.D., Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, 2005
Assistant Professor

Stryder M. Meadows, Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2008
Assistant Professor
Stepping Stone Early Career Professor

Understanding the molecular underpinnings of vascular development and disease using a combination of mouse genetics and in vitro experimental approaches

Shi Di, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1991
Research Assistant Professor
Study synaptic activity and stress hormone regulation of hypothalamic neuroendocrine cells with electrophysiological approaches

Laura Harrison, Ph.D., Tulane University, 1998
Research Assistant Professor

James Cronin, Ph.D., Tulane University, 1990
Senior Professor of Practice
Neurophysiology of epilepsy and developing viral-vector based techniques for gene transfer to the nervous system

Robert Steven Dotson, Ph.D., Tulane University, 1998
Senior Professor of Practice
Neuroendocrinology; Signal transduction in response to cytokines and growth factors

Meena Vijayaraghavan, Ph.D., University of Madras (India), 1994
Senior Professor of Practice
Environmental carcinogenesis, cancer studies and pediatric nephrology

Elizabeth Abboud, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2007
Professor of Practice
Antibody engineering and Kaposi’s Sarcoma Herpesvirus

Manjong Han, Ph.D., Sogang University, 1998
Professor of Practice
Human embryology; Cell and molecular mechanisms of regeneration and development in vertebrates

Ian Townley, Ph.D., University of California - Santa Barbara, 2008
Professor of Practice

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Henry S. Ashbaugh, Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1998
Professor
Classical Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics, Molecular Simulation, Solution Thermodynamics, Multi-Scale Modeling of Self-Assembly and Nanostructured Materials

Vijay T. John, D. Eng. Sci., Columbia University, 1982
Professor
Leo S. Weil Professor in Engineering

Self-Assembly and Nanostructured Materials, Polymer/Nanoparticle Composites, Biomolecular Materials, Microemulsion Systems, Clathrate Hydrate Thermodynamics

Brian S. Mitchell, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1991
Professor
Nanostructured Materials, Processing, Additive Manufacturing

Kim C. O'Connor, Ph.D., California Institute of Technolgy, 1987
Professor
Cell and Tissue Engineering: Biocomputation, Biokinetics, Oncology, Stem Cell Technology, Tissue Assembly.

Kyriakos D. Papadopoulos, D.Eng. Sci., Columbia University, 1982
Professor
Transport and Stability in Liquid-Emulsion Membranes, Transport of Multiphase Systems Through Porous Media, Marine Engine Lubricants

Lawrence R. Pratt, Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1977
Professor
Herman and George R. Brown Chair in Chemical Engineering

Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics, Theory of Liquids and Solutions, Molecular Biology, Electrochemical Capacitors and Electrical Energy Storage Systems, Statistical Methods in Computational Science Especially Molecular Simulation

Daniel F. Shantz, Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2000
Professor
Entergy Chair in Clean Energy Engineering

Chair, Department of Chemical and Biomolecuar Engineering
New Materials to Address Challenges in Energy and Sustainability

W T. Godbey, Ph.D., Rice University, 2000
Associate Professor
Gene Delivery, Cellular Engineering, Molecular Aspects of Nonviral Transfection, Biomaterials

Noshir S. Pesika, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2005
Associate Professor
Nanomaterial Synthesis and Characterization, Surface Functionalization and Rheology, Bio-Inspired Materials, Surface Science, Electrochemistry

Julie Albert, Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2011
Assistant Professor
Robert and Gayle Longmire Early Career Professor in Chemical Engineering

Nanostructured Polymeric Materials, Stimuli-responsive Materials, Thin Film Morphologies, Surface Science, Combinatorial Methods, Solar Energy, Cancer Metastasis

Matthew M. Montemore, Ph.D., University of Colorado - Boulder, 2014
Assistant Professor
New materials for energy applications, including catalysts, solar cells, and batteries

Nicholas Sandoval, Ph.D., University of Colorado, 2011
Assistant Professor
Genome Engineering, Metabolic Engineering, Biofuels, biosensors, sequence-function elucidation

Katie Claire Russell, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2012
Professor of Practice
Stem Cell Technology, Clonal Heterogeneity, Flow Cytometry, Sort Strategies for Mesenchymal Stem Cell Enrichment

Chemistry

Alexander L. Burin, Ph.D., Moscow Institute for Physics and Engineering, 1989
Professor
Discipline: Physical Chemistry
Research Topics: Physical, Charge Transfer and Current-Induced magnetism

Larry D. Byers, Ph.D., Princeton University, 1972
Professor
Discipline: Biochemistry
Research Topics: Enzyme Mechanisms and Inhibitors

James P. Donahue, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1998
Professor
Discipline: Inorganic Chemistry.
Research Topics: Transition Metal Thiolate Chemistry – Inorganic

Mark Fink, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1983
Professor
Discipline: Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry, Polymer Materials
Research Topics: Organometallic, Main Group and Organosilicon Chemistry

Bruce C. Gibb, Ph.D., Robert Gordon's University, 1992
Professor
Discipline: Organic Chemistry

Scott Michael Grayson, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2002
Professor
Joseph H. Boyer Professorship in Chemistry

Discipline: Organic, Polymer Materials and Biochemistry
Research Topics: Organic, Material, and Biochemistry

Michael Herman, Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1980
Professor
Discipline: Theoretical Chemistry.
Research Topics: Physical, Theoretical, Polymers

Janarthanan Jayawickramarajah, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2005
Professor
Discipline: Bio-Organic Chemistry
Research Topics: Nanobiotechnology, Molecular Recognition, Self-Assembly

Brent Koplitz, Ph.D., Princeton University, 1985
Professor
Discipline: Physical Chemistry
Research Topics: Physical, Lasers, and Materials

Joel Mague, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965
Professor
Discipline: Inorganic, Organometallic Chemistry
Research Topics: Inorganic, Organometallic, X-ray Crystallography

Gary McPherson, Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1969
Professor
Discipline: Analytical Chemistry
Research Topics: Spectroscopy of Self-Assembled Systems

Robert Pascal, Ph.D., Rice University, 1980
Professor
Bernard Villars Baus Chair in Chemistry

Discipline: Biochemistry, physical organic chemistry.

Igor V. Rubtsov, Ph.D., Institute for Chemical Physics, 1992
Professor
Discipline: Physical Chemistry.
Research Topics: Physical Chemistry

Russell Schmehl, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1980
Professor
Chair, Department of Chemistry

Discipline: Inorganic Chemistry.
Research Topics: Photochemistry, Electrochemistry, Light Harvesting, Sensors

Mark Sulkes, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1978
Professor
Discipline: Physical Chemistry.
Research Topics: Physical, Laser Spectroscopy, Molecular Beams

Nathalie Busschaert, Ph.D., University of Southampton, 2013
Assistant Professor

Heiko Jacobsen, Ph.D., University of Calgary, Canada, 1996
Senior Professor of Practice
Discipline: Computational Inorganic Chemistry

Carol Zhang, Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1997
Senior Professor of Practice
Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, design and synthesis of molecules of therapeutic interest

Courtney Lopreore, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 2001
Professor of Practice

Computer Science

Michael William Mislove, Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1969
Professor
Herbert Buchanan Professor in Mathematics
Chair, Department of Computer Science

Computational Models for Classical and Quantum Computation

Carola Wenk, Ph.D., Free University of Berlin, Germany, 2002
Professor
Algorithms and Data Structures, Computational Geometry, Shape Matching, Computational Biology, Discrete Mathematics

Jihun Hamm, University of Pennsylvania, 2008
Associate Professor

Ramgopal Mettu, Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin, 2002
Associate Professor
Algorithms, Machine Learning, Computational Biology

Nicholas Mattei, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2012
Assistant Professor

Brian Summa, Ph.D., University of Utah, 2013
Assistant Professor
Large data processing, Scientific Visualization, Computer Graphics, Scalable Algorithms, Digital Photography

Zizhan Zheng, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2010
Assistant Professor

Anastasia Kurdia, Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, 2010
Professor of Practice

Aaron Maus, University of New Orleans, 2019
Professor of Practice

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Mead Allison, Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1993
Professor
Professor and Chair, Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering

Sedimentary Processes of Continental Margin Environments

Cynthia Ebinger, Ph.D., MIT-WHOI Joint Program, 1988
Professor
Marshall-Heape Chair in Geology

Solid Earth Geophysics, Earthquake and Volcano Seismology, Crustal Dynamics

Karen H. Johannesson, Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno, 1993
Professor
Cochran Family Professor in Earth and Environmental Sciences

Low-temperature aqueous geochemistry and biogeochemistry, emphasizing trace element speciation, chemical hydrogeology, and biogeochemical cycling of trace elements (e.g., arsenic, selenium, and REEs) in the environment

Torbjörn E. Törnqvist, Ph.D., Utrecht University, 1993
Professor
Vokes Geology Professor

Quaternary geology, Fluvial and deltaic sedimentology, Sequence stratigraphy, Sea-level change, Applied geochronology, Paleoclimatology

Nancye H. Dawers, Ph.D., Columbia University, 1997
Associate Professor
Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Structural Geology, Neotectonics, Fault growth and interaction using scaling relations in evolving fault populations

George C. Flowers, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1979
Associate Professor
Theoretical geochemistry, Sedimentary geochemistry, Environmental geochemistry of estuarine sediments

Nicole M. Gasparini, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003
Associate Professor
Fluvial geomorphology, Landscape evolution, Sediment delivery from hillslopes to rivers, Interactions between climate and tectonics through erosion, Impacts of climate change on river networks

Kyle M. Straub, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007
Associate Professor
Sediment transport from land through the ocean into the stratigraphic record, Continental Slope Morphodynamics, Submarine Morphodynamics

Brent M. Goehring, Ph.D., Columbia University, 2010
Assistant Professor
Ken and Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Earth and Ecological Sciences

Cosmogenic nulcides and surface exposure dating, Glacial geology and geomorphology, Paleoclimatology, Neotectonics

Colin Jackson, Ph.D., Brown University, 2014
Assistant Professor
Solid Earth geochemistry and petrology, High temperature and pressure synthesis, Planetary Science

Jennifer Whitten, Ph.D., Brown University, 2014
Assistant Professor
Planetary Science, Volcanism, Impact Cratering, Geomorphology, Radar

Jeffrey G. Agnew, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2008
Senior Professor of Practice
Geoscience education, Paleobiology, Paleoecology, Taphonomy, Taxonomy

Reda Amer, Ph.D., St. Louis University, 2011
Professor of Practice
Geographic Information System (GIS), Environmental Geology

Nathan R. Hopkins, Lehigh University, 2016
Professor of Practice

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Henry L. Bart, Jr., Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1985
Professor
Director, Tulane University Biodiversity Research Institute

Ecology and Systematics of Freshwater Fishes and Amphibians

Keith Clay, Ph.D., Duke University, 1982
Professor
Chair, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Species interactions, community ecology, biodiversity, disease, and symbiosis

Thomas W. Sherry, Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, 1980
Professor
Bird Population Ecology and Conservation Biology

Jordan Karubian, Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2001
Associate Professor
Sexual Selection, Tropical Ecology, Conservation Biology

Caroline (Caz) Taylor, Ph.D., University of California Davis, 2004
Associate Professor
Population Biology of Migratory and Invasive Species, Wetlands Ecology

Emily Farrer, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2010
Assistant Professor
Plant Ecology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Global Change Biology, Invasive Species, Wetland Ecology, Population Genetics, Botany

Kathleen Ferris, Ph.D., Duke University, 2014
Assistant Professor

Alex Gunderson, Ph.D., Duke University, 2013
Assistant Professor

Sunshine Van Bael, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003
Assistant Professor
Burk-Kleinpeter Inc. Early Career Professor in Science and Engineering

Tropical ecology, plant-insect-fungal interactions, agroecology, coastal and wetland ecology

Donata R. Henry, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2005
Senior Professor of Practice
Levy Professor in Integrated Discovery and Community Engagement

Ornithology and Ecology.

Dorothy Cheruiyot, Ph.D., Auburn University, 2012
Professor of Practice
Plants and animal interactions, elemental defense, biointeraction between elements and organic defense chemicals, trophic transfer of elements

Timothy Irvin McLean, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2001
Professor of Practice
Molecular Marine Microbiology

Renata Ribeiro, Ph.D., University of Missouri, St. Louis, Chapel Hill, 2008
Professor of Practice
Avian ecology, behavior, conservation and evolution

Mathematics

Ricardo Cortez, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1995
Professor
William Larkin Duren Professor in Mathematics
Chair, Department of Mathematics
Director, Center for Computational Science

Computational Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, Biological Fluid Flow Applications

Lisa J. Fauci, Ph.D., New York University, 1986
Professor
Nola Lee Haynes Professor in Mathematics

Numerical Analysis, Scientific Computing, Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Biology

Robin Forman, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1985
Professor
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Combinatorial Methods in Topology and Geometry

Nathan Glatt-Holtz, Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2008
Professor

Tài Huy Hà, Ph.D., Queen's University, 2000
Professor
Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Computational Algebra, Combinatorics

Mac Hyman, Ph.D., New York University, 1976
Professor
Evelyn and John G. Phillips Distinguished Chair in Mathematics

Building a solid mathematical foundation for difference approximations to partial differential equations and using mathematical models to better understand and predict the spread of epidemics

Morris Kalka, Ph.D., New York University, 1975
Professor
Complex Analysis, Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations

Alexander Kurganov, Ph.D., Tel-Aviv University, Israel, 1997
Professor
Numerical Methods for Time-Dependent PDEs, Hyperbolic Conservation Laws, Degenerate Parabolic Equations, Numerical Analysis

Slawomir Kwasik, Ph.D., University of Gdansk, Poland, 1980
Professor
Algebraic and Geometric Topology

Michael William Mislove, Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1969
Professor
Herbert Buchanan Professor in Mathematics
Chair, Department of Computer Science

Topological Algebra, Domain Theory and Ordered Structures, Non-Well-Found Set Theory

Victor H. Moll, Ph.D., New York University, 1984
Professor
Classical Analysis, Symbolic Computation, Special Functions and Number Theory

Frank J. Tipler, Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1976
Professor
Mathematical Physics, Cosmology

Mahir Can, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2006
Associate Professor
Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry

Gustavo Didier, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 2007
Associate Professor
Stochastic Processes, Time Series Analysis, Multiscale (Wavelets) and Multivariate Methods, Applications

Maurice Joseph Dupré, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1972
Associate Professor
Application of Topological and Differential Geometric Methods and Bundle Theory in Functional Analysis and Physics

Rafal Komendarczyk, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006
Associate Professor
Geometric Topology, Geometric Analysis, Contact and Symplectic Geometry, Topological Hydrodynamics

Michelle Lacey, Ph.D., Yale University, 2003
Associate Professor
Phylogeny Reconstruction and Evolutionary Models, Bioinformatics

Scott McKinley, Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2006
Associate Professor

Norbert Riedel, Ph.D., Technical University of Munich, 1977
Associate Professor
Functional Analysis, Operator Algebras

Albert L. Vitter, Ph.D., Princeton University, 1971
Associate Professor
Differential Geometry, Several Complex Variables, Algebraic Geometry

David DaGang Yang, Ph.D., SUNY at Stony Brook, 1986
Associate Professor
Riemannian Geometry, Analysis on Manifolds, Differential Geometry

Kun Zhao, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009
Associate Professor
Analysis of nonlinear partial differential equations PDEs, Hyperbolic conservation/balance laws, Mathematical fluid mechanics, Mathematical Biology

Tewodros Amdeberhan, Ph.D., Temple University, 1997
Senior Professor of Practice
Combinatorics, Number Theory, Special Functions, Partial Differential Equations, Computer Algebra, Algorithmic Proof Theory, Harmonic Analysis

Marie Dahleh, Ph.D., Princeton University
Associate Dean for Strategic Innovation and Program Development
Senior Professor of Practice

Robert Herbert, Ph.D., New York University, 2004
Senior Professor of Practice
Statistics

Michael Joyce, Ph.D., Brown University, 2005
Professor of Practice

Mentor Stafa, Ph.D., University of Rochester, 2013
Professor of Practice

Neuroscience

* Denotes Undergraduate Advisor

Aimmee Aysenne, M.D., MPH.
Director of Neurocritical Care
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Email: aaysenne@tulane.edu

Lydia Bazzano, M.D., Ph.D.
Lynda B. and H. Leighton Steward Professor in Nutrition
Director, Center for Lifespan Epidemiology Research
Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Email: lbazzano@tulane.edu

*Katie Black, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice in Neuroscience

Email: kblack6@tulane.edu

Daniel Burnston, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy

Email: dburnsto@tulane.edu

Bruce A. Bunnell, Ph.D.
Director of Tulane Center for Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine
Chairman of Gene Therapy & Professor of Pharmacology

Email: bbunnell@tulane.edu

David W. Busija, Ph.D., M.D. [Hon]
Regents Professor & Chair of Pharmacology

Email: dbusija@tulane.edu

*Sara Clark, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice in Neuroscience

Email: sclark4@tulane.edu

*Paul Colombo, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology

Email: pcolomb@tulane.edu

David M. Corey, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice of Psychology

Email: dave@tulane.edu

Elizabeth Crabtree, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology

Email: ecrabtre@tulane.edu

James Cronin, Ph.D.
Senior Professor of Practice of Cell & Molecular Biology

Email: cronin@tulane.edu

*Jill M. Daniel, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Director of the Tulane Brain Institute

Email: jmdaniel@tulane.edu

Andrei Derbenev, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physiology

Email: aderben@tulane.edu

*Gary P. Dohanich, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Director of the Neuroscience PhD Program

Email: dohanich@tulane.edu

Stacy Drury, M.D., Ph.D.
Remigio Gonzalez, MD, Professor of Child Psychiatry
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Laboratory

Email: sdrury@tulane.edu

Aaron S. Dumont, M.D.
Charles B. Wilson Professor
Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery

Email: adumont2@tulane.edu

*Laurie Earls, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell & Molecular Biology

Email: learls@tulane.edu

Jonathan P. Fadok, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Email: jfadok@tulane.edu

Maria Galazo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology

Email: mgalazo@tulane.edu

Bruce C. Gibb, Ph.D.
Professor of Chemistry

Email: bgibb@tulane.edu

Milton H. Hamblin, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Email: mhambli@tulane.edu

*Thomas J. Hebert, Ph.D.
Senior Professor of Practice of Psychology

Email: thebert1@tulane.edu

*Harry Howard, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
Member of the Linguistics Program

Email: howard@tulane.edu

Hai Huang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology

Email: hhuang5@tulane.edu

Suttira "Joy" Intapad, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Email: sintapad@tulane.edu

S. Michal Jazwinski, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine & Biochemistry
Director of the Tulane Center for Aging

Email: sjazwins@tulane.edu

Prasad V.G. Katakam, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Email: pkatakam@tulane.edu

Norman Kreisman, Ph.D.
Professor & Vice Chairman of Physiology

Email: nkreism@tulane.edu

Jean-Pyo Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine

Email: jeanpyol@tulane.edu

Sarah Lindsey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Email: lindsey@tulane.edu

Jeffrey Lockman, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Email: lockman@tulane.edu

Andrew MacLean, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Tulane National Primate Research Center

Email: amaclean@tulane.edu

Julie Markant, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology

Email: jmarkant@tulane.edu

Franck Mauvais-Jarvis, M.D., Ph.D.
Price-Goldsmith Professor of Nutrition Research
Professor of Medicine
Director, Tulane Diabetes Research Program

Email: fmauvais@tulane.edu

Stryder Meadows, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology
Stepping Stone Foundation Early Career Professor

Email: smeadows@tulane.edu

Debasis Mondal, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Pharmacology

Email: dmondal@tulane.edu

Michael J. Moore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Email: mooremj@tulane.edu

Ricardo Mostany, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Email: rmostany@tulane.edu

Stephen Nelson, M.D. Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry

Email: slnelson@tulane.edu

Anne Skaja Robinson, Ph.D.
Professor & Department Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
The Catherine and Henry Boh Professor of Engineering

Email: asr@tulane.edu

Jeffrey C. Rouse, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Email: jrouse@tulane.edu

Iboyla Rutkai Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Email: irutkai@tulane.edu

Michael S. Scheeringa, M.D, M.P.H.
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology
Venancio Antonio Wander Garcia IV MD Chair in Psychiatry

Email: mscheer@tulane.edu

*Laura Schrader, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Cell & Molecular Biology

Email: schrader@tulane.edu

Gregory W Stewart, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics
W. Kennon McWilliams Professor
Director of Sports Medicine

Email: gstewart@tulane.edu

Di Tian, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director of Neuropathology
Co-Director of Molecular Pathology

Email: dtian2@tulane.edu

*Jeffrey Tasker, Ph.D.
Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology
Catherine and Hunter Pierson Chair in Neuroscience

Email: tasker@tulane.edu

Yu-Ping Wang, Ph.D.
Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Director of Multiscale Bioimaging and Bioinformatics Lab

Email: wyp@tulane.edu

*Beth E. F. Wee, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs in School of Science & Engineering
Director of Master's & Undergraduate Neuroscience Programs
Senior Professor of Practice in Psychology

Email: bwee@tulane.edu

Lu Xu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Structural & Cellular Biology

Email: lxu4@tulane.edu

James Zadina, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director of the Neuroscience Laboratory, VA Medical Center & Tulane University

Email: jzadina@tulane.edu

Andrea Zsombok, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physiology

Email: azsombo@tulane.edu

* Denotes Undergraduate Advisor

Physics and Engineering Physics

Douglas B. Chrisey, Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1988
Professor
Cornelia and Arthur Jung Chair in Materials Engineering

Materials Engineering

Kimberly L. Foster, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1999
Dean, School of Science and Engineering
Professor

Biomedical micro devices, Interdisciplinary research, Microsensors

Lev Kaplan, Ph.D., Harvard University, 1996
Professor
Chair, Department of Physics & Engineering Physics

Quantum Chaos and Quantum Information

Wayne F. Reed, Ph.D., Clarkson, 1984
Professor of Physics
Murchison-Mallory Professor of Physics

Polymer Physics & Biophysics

George Rosensteel, Ph.D., Toronto, 1975
Professor
Mathematical Physics

Fred Wietfeldt, Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley, 1994
Professor
Experimental Nuclear Physics

Diyar Talbayev, Ph.D., Stony Brook University, 2004
Associate Professor
Ken and Ruth Arnold Early Career Professor in Science and Engineering

Condensed Matter and Optical Spectroscopy

Jiang Wei, Ph.D., University of Washington, 2010
Associate Professor
Nanodevice Physics

Denys Bondar, Ph.D., University of Waterloo, 2010
Assistant Professor
Quantum Science and Technology

Matthew Escarra, Ph.D., Princeton University, 2011
Assistant Professor
Photonic Materials and Devices

Ryan T. Glasser, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2009
Assistant Professor
Quantum Information and Nonlinear Optics

Michael Naguib, Ph.D., Drexel University, 2014
Assistant Professor
Novel Energy Materials

Jianwei Sun, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2010
Assistant Professor
Materials Theory and Computation/Density Functional Theory

Zhiqiang Mao, Ph.D., University of Science and Technology of China, 1992
Research Professor
Quantum Materials

Michelle Hewlett Sanchez, Ph.D., Stanford University, 2011
Senior Professor of Practice
Director, Center for K-12 STEM Education

Paralinguistic Speech Problems

Timothy M. Schuler, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2004
Senior Professor of Practice
Experimental Solid State Physics and Physics Instruction

Khazhgery "Jerry" Shakov, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2004
Senior Professor of Practice
Assistant Department Chair, Department of Physics & Engineering

Physics Quantum Control and Physics Instruction

Matt Barrios, Ph.D., Florida State University, 2011
Professor of Practice
Cryogenic Engineering

Jessica Graber, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2003
Senior Professor of Practice

Psychology

Michael Cunningham, Ph.D., Emory University, 1994
Professor
Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research

Examines pathways of success and challenge in African American children and adolescents

Jill M. Daniel, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2000
Professor
Director, Tulane Brain Institute

The impact of estrogens and androgens on memory and cognition across the lifespan

Gary P. Dohanich, Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1981
Professor
The effects of ovarian and adrenal hormones on behavioral processes

Jeffrey J. Lockman, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1980
Professor Lila L. and Douglas J. Hertz Endowed Chair
Perception-action and cognitive development

Bonnie K. Nastasi, Ph.D., Kent State University, 1986
Professor
Culturally appropriate health promotion and health risk prevention programming for children, adolescents and adult populations

Stacy Overstreet, Ph.D., Tulane University, 1995
Professor
Examines the impact of trauma on youth and the effectiveness of interventions to address the needs of trauma-exposed youth

Janet B. Ruscher, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1991
Professor
Chair, Department of Psychology

Stereotyping and prejudice in communication

Courtney N. Baker, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2010
Associate Professor
Dissemination and implementation research, early childhood, prevention of socioemotional and academic problems, community-based participatory research

Paul J. Colombo, Ph.D.University of California, Berkeley, 1994
Associate Professor
Effects of music-based mentoring on neural development and cognition.

Lisa Molix, Ph.D., University of Missouri at Columbia, 2007
Associate Professor
Intergroup relations, overall health and well-being among marginalized populations

Laurie O'Brien, Ph.D., University of Kansas, 2002
Associate Professor
Associate Chair, Department of Psychology

Prejudice and stigma from the perspective of both targets and perpetrators

Jonathan Fadok, Ph.D.,  University of Washington, 2010
Assistant Professor
Neuronal circuits regulating emotion and adaptive behavior

Sarah A. O. Gray, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Boston, 2013
Assistant Professor
Examines relational and contextual risk and protective factors that contribute to young children's psychosocial and educational adjustment, with a particular focus on violence exposure and parenting

Michael Hoerger, Ph.D., Central Michigan University, 2010
Assistant Professor
Health psychology, adult mental health, psycho-oncology

Julie Markant, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2010
Assistant Professor
Interactions between developing attention and memory systems; early brain development

Damian Murray, Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2013
Assistant Professor
The implications of infectious disease threat for social behavior, personality, and cultural differences

Kate C. Baker, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1992
Research Professor
Tulane National Primate Research Center

Bjorn (Sascha) Kahrs, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2012
Research Assistant Professor

Julie A. Alvarez, Ph.D., Emory University, 2005
Senior Professor of Practice
Psychological assessment and clinical neuropsychology

David M. Corey, Ph.D., Tulane University, 1999
Senior Professor of Practice
Cognitive neuroscience and quantitative methods

Thomas J. Hebert, Ph.D., Tulane University, 1996
Senior Professor of Practice
Behavioral neuroscientist with interests in hormones and behavior

Beth E. F. Wee, Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1986
Senior Professor of Practice
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

Biological rhythms (seasonal and circadian), Neuroendocrinology, Reproduction, Learning and Memory, and Animal Behavior

Carrie L. Wyland, Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 2004
Senior Professor of Practice
Social psychologist with a focus on understanding the self and how people understand others

Kimberly Sherman, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island, 2008
Professor of Practice
Multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), school-based academic and behavior risk prevention and intervention services

Alexandra Sims, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2015
Professor of Practice
School Psychology

River-Coastal Science and Engineering

Mead A. Allison, Ph.D., State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1993
Professor
Chair, Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering

Sedimentary Processes of Continental Margin Environments

Ehab Meselhe, Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1994
Professor
Coastal wetland hydrology, sediment transport, and computer modeling of coastal wetland, estuarine, and riverine systems

David S. Biedenharn, Ph.D., Colorado State University, 1995
Adjunct Professor
Hydraulics, river mechanics, engineering and management, sediment transport, regional sediment management, channel restoration, and fluvial geomorphology

K. Jack Killgore, Ph.D., University of Mississippi, 1995
Adjunct Professor
Habitat assessment of large river fishes, conservation of endangered species, aquatic habitat restoration, invasive species management and environmental impact analysis

Barbara A. Kleiss, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1995
Adjunct Professor
Water chemistry of aquatic systems, wetlands biogeochemistry, and restoration of rivers and wetlands, and interdisciplinary studies of the Mississippi River and its floodplains

Catherine E. Murphy, Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 2017
Adjunct Professor
Freshwater habitat freshwater habitat restoration, river-floodplain connectivity in the Lower Mississippi River batture, conservation of endangered species and management of aquatic nuisance species