Internal Advisory Committee (IAC): The IAC consists of the Program Director, Core Directors and four senior mentors, plus three additional scientists from LSU Health Sciences Center. Progress is routinely evaluated for individual investigators as well as Core Facilities.

 

Program Director:

Daniel R. Kapusta, Ph.D.* - Professor of Pharmacology

 

 

Core Directors:

Charles Nichols, Ph.D.  - Imaging and Histology Core

 

Dr. Arthur Haas, Ph.D .   - Cell and Molecular Biology Core

 

Kurt Varner, Ph.D.* - Vascular and Cardiac Function Core

 

 

Mentors: 

 

Lisa Harrison-Bernard, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Physiology


Patricia Molina, Ph.D. - Professor and Head of Department of Physiology

 

Peter Winsauer, Ph.D. - Professor of Pharmacology

 

 

Former Mentors: 

 

William Claycomb, Ph.D.  - Professor of Biochemistry


 

Additional Members:

Steve Nelson, M.D. - Dean of Medical School


Wayne Backes, Ph.D. - Professor of Pharmacology and Associate Dean for Research

 

* denotes Mentor