School of Medicine

Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy


Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Seminar Series

The Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy Seminar Series invites speakers from the broader scientific community in and around New Orleans, and subject experts from around the world. Our series emphasizes our departmental strengths in Neuroscience, Clinical and Comparative Anatomy, and Anatomy Education.

If you are interested in speaking to our group, please contact our seminar coordinator, Dr. Emma Schachner at

Please check back often as speakers will be added throughout the year.

2022-2023 Scheduled Speakers

Fall Speakers

  1. Dr. Laura Schrader, Associate Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology
    School of Science and Engineering, Tulane University
    September 26, 2022
  2. Dr. Juhee Haam, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
    Louisiana State University
    December 12, 2022
  3. Dr. Troy Littleton, Professor, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    December 19, 2022

Spring Speakers

  1. Dr. Adekunle Omole, Associate Professor,
    American University of Antigua
    January 11, 2023
  2. Dr. Melanie Korndorffer, Associate Professor-Gratis,
    LSU Health Sciences Center
    January 23, 2023
  3. Dr. Simon Chamberland, Postdoctoral Fellow, Tsien Lab
    New York University Langone Medical Center
    January 30, 2023
  4. Dr. Carmen Canavier, Professor and Head, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans
    February 27, 2023

  5. Dr. Clairissa Mulloy, Plastic Surgery Resident, Department of Surgery, Rutgers/NJMS
    March 20, 2023