Future Students

Karen Stokes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,
Dept. of Molecular & Cellular Physiology;
Center for Cardiovascular Disease and Sciences & Center for Molecular and Tumor Virology;
Associate Editor, Microcirculation

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 physiology 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the deadline for submitting an application?

Physiology graduate program applications for the 2019/20 academic year will be accepted beginning October 1, 2018 through GradCAS.  

Do you have a departmental Graduate Program Guide?

Click here for the guide.

Where do I get an application?

All applications must be submitted through GradCAS.

LSUHSC-Shreveport is participating in the GradCAS Centralized Application Service (GradCAS) in the 2019 application cycle. The application deadline is January 31, 2019. The application process is outlined below:

Create a GradCAS application account at https://gradcas.liaisoncas.com.
Send all information, including GRE and TOEFL scores, directly to GradCAS.
Send transcripts to the GradCAS Transcript processing center:
GradCAS Transcript Processing Center
P.O. Box 9217
Watertown, MA 02471

International students should have their IELTS scores mailed directly to LSUHCS-Shreveport at the following address:
LSU School of Graduate Studies
LSU Health Sciences Center
P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130

Having trouble accessing the application?

The preferred browsers are Google Chrome or Firefox.If you have questions about your application status, please contact your
GradCAS Customer Service Representative at (857) 304-2086 or GradCASinfo@liaisonedu.com

Other Information
For program-specific information contact Dr. Karen Stokes at kstoke@lsuhsc.edu.

You can also contact the School of Graduate Studies directly at any time:

Ms. April Coutee
318.675.4343 (fax)

More information is available at the GradCAS help center 

Links For More Information

Graduate Program Student Handbook

Academic Calendar