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

2021-2022 Scheduled Speakers

Fall Speakers

  1. Dr. Greg Casey, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
    September 27th
  2. Dr. Kim “Avrama” Blackwell, Professor, Department of Bioengineering
    College of Engineering and Computing, George Mason University
    October 25th
  3. Dr. Marina Wolf, Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience
    School of Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University
    November 1st
  4. Dr. Mitchell Goldfarb, Professor of Biology
    City University of New York
    December 6th

Spring Speakers

  1. Dr. Suzanne Haber, Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology
    University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry
    January 10th
  2. Dr. Laurel Yohe, Assistant Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Genomics
    University of North Carolina Charlotte
    January 24th
  3. Dr. Simon Lailvaux, Professor and Virginia Kock/Audubon Nature Institute Chair in Species Preservation
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans
    February 7th
  4. Dr. Jessica Byram, Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Department of Cell Biology, and Physiology
    Indiana University School of Medicine
    March 14th