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Diptasri Mandal, Ph.D.
Graduate Student Coordinator
dmanda@lsuhsc.edu
504-568-6156

Tara O'Neil Rodrigue
Department Coordinator
wjose3@lsuhsc.edu
504-568-6150


 

Summer 2017 Course Offerings

GENETICS PROGRAM
Students planning to register in any of these courses must contact the instructor before registering.

Course Number:  GENET 253. 3 CREDITS 
Course Title:  Laboratory Rotation in Molecular Genetics.
Course Director/Instructor:  Diptasri Mandal, Ph.D.  
Course Description:  Student works in faculty laboratory to become acquainted with research projects and techniques.
Course Dates:  May 24, 2017 to August 4, 2017
Location and Times of Class: CSRB

Course Number:  GENET 258. 1 CREDIT
Course Title:    Advanced Genomics (From base-pairs to bedside)
Course Director/Instructor:  Yaguang Xi M.D., Ph.D 
Course Description:    Rapid progress in human genome research heralded a new era of genomics and medicine. The potential of genetics and genomics to provide new paradigms for prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease is immense.  This course is intended to offer a comprehensive understanding of human genomics including technologies, applications, and data interpretation. Topics covered in this course will include up-to-date approaches in analysis of human genomes, assessment of disease risk, pharmacogenomics, and next generation sequencing technologies. The course is designed for PhD students interested in human genetics research and MD students preparing for personalized medicine in the clinic, and any students interested in learning how to interpret and understand his or her genome. At the end of the course, the students should have the advanced knowledge of genomics, the technology for genome analysis, and the ability to design and execute the project in their biomedical research and medical practice. Prerequisite: Inter 121 or permission from the instructor.
Course Dates:  June 6, 2017 to July 25, 2017 (Every Tuesday)
Location and Times of Class: TBD, 2:00-4:00pm

Course Number:  GENET 300. 1-6 CREDITS
Course Title: Thesis Research
Course Director/Instructor: Diptasri Mandal, Ph.D. 
Course Description: Research related work for Ph.D. degree students prior to passing Preliminary Exam.
Course Dates: May 24, 2017 to August 4, 2017
Location and Times of Class: CSRB

Course Number:  GENET 400. 1-9 CREDITS
Course Title: Dissertation Research
Course Director/Instructor: Diptasri Mandal, Ph.D.  
Course Description: Registration by permission of the Head of the Department. Amount of credit to be stated at the time of registration.
Course Dates: May 24, 2017 to August 4, 2017
Location and Times of Class: CSRB

Course Number:  GENET 999
Course Title: Exam Only
Course Director/Instructor: Diptasri Mandal, Ph.D.  
Course Description: Students may register for “Exam Only” when they have completed their Preliminary Exam and expect to complete PhD requirements and graduate within 3 semesters. Students are allowed to register for “Exam Only” for a maximum of 3 semesters. Course Credits: [0 Credits] (P/F)
Course Dates: May 24, 2017 to August 4, 2017
Location and Times of Class: CSRB