DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY
 
 
 

XULA Biology Faculty 

seporator
 

Dr. Mohamed Awad
Assistant Professor

Office:  NCF Annex 291
Phone: (504) 520-7659
Email:  mawad

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Aquatic Animal Microbiology
Molecular Biology
General Biology

Dr. Peter Barrett
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF 401G
Phone: (504) 520-5021
Email: pbarrett

Dr. Barrett's web page

Ph.D., Harvard University

Genetics
Neuroscience
Cell Biology

Bennett

Dr. Cecily Bennett
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF 401F
Phone: (504) 520-7589
Email: cbennet3

 

Ph.D., Tulane University

Biochemistry
Molecular Biology
Mobile Elements

 

Bennett

Dr. Partha Bhattacharjee
Associate Professor

Office: NCF 403B
Phone: (504) 520-5269
Email: pbhattac

Dr. Bhattacharjee's web page

Ph.D., Liverpool University
D.V.M., Bangladesh Agricultural University

Virology

 

Dr. Hector Biliran
Associate Professor

Office: NCF 411
Phone: (504) 520-7622
Email: hbiliran

Dr. Biliran's webpage

Ph.D., Wayne State University School of Medicine

Cancer Biology
Genetics

Dr. Michelle Boissiere 
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF Annex 444
Phone: (504) 520-5014
Email: mbell

Ph.D., Tulane University

Genetics
Embryology

Boutte

Dr. Kenneth G. Boutte, Sr.
Professor

Coordinator of Advising

Office: NCF Annex 439
Phone: (504) 520-5218
Email: kboutte

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

 

Zoology, Immunoparasitology

 

Dr. Kristy Brumfield
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF 413
Phone: (504) 520-7592
Email: kmbrumfi

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Biochemistry, Sterol Biosynthesis, General Biology

Mr. Willie Caffey 
Instructor

Office: NCF 400
Phone: (504) 520-5498
Email: wjcaffey

North Carolina Central University

General Biology
Genetics

Dr. Mary Carmichael 
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF Annex 442 
Phone: (504) 520-5013
Email: mccarmic

Ph.D., University of Texas Health Sciences Center - San Antonio

General Biology
Anatomy & Physiology

Dr. Mack Crayton 
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF Annex 438 
Phone: (504) 520-7468
Email: mcrayton

Dr. Crayton's webpage

Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Genetics
Molecular Biology

Dr. Ian Davenport 
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF 408A
Phone: (504) 520-7594
Email: idavenpo

Dr. Davenport's webpage

Ph.D., Clemson University

Marine Biology
Evolutionary and Developmental Biology

Flickinger

Sr. Grace Mary Flickinger, SBS 
Professor

Office: NCF Annex 437
Phone: (504) 520-7526
Email: gflickin

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Embryology

Population Genetics

Huckaba

Dr. Thomas Huckaba
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF 410
Phone: (504) 520-5012
Email: thuckaba

Ph.D., Columbia University

Cell Biology
Physiology

Huggins

Ms. Kristal Huggins
Instructor

Office: NCF 401H
Phone: (504) 520-5034
Email: kahuggin

MST, Auburn University

General Biology Biodiversity
Anatomy & Physiology

 

Dr. Shubha Ireland
Professor

Endowed Professor in Arts and Sciences 

Office: NCF 401J
Phone: (504) 520-5017
Email: skale

Dr. Ireland's web page

Ph.D., Tulane University

Microbiology
Genetics

Kundu

Dr. Anup Kundu
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF 403A
Phone: (504) 520-5018
Email: akundu

Ph.D., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Biochemistry
Nanobiology
General Biology

Dr. Peter Martinat 
Associate Professor

Office: NCF Annex 440
Phone: (504) 520-5015
Email: pmartina

Ph.D., State University of New York

Ecology
Zoology
Entomology

Dr. Harris McFerrin
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF 404A
Phone: (504) 520-5011
Email: hmcferri

Dr. McFerrin's web page

Ph.D., Tulane University

Cancer Biology, Adult Stem Cell Biology, human herpesviruses

Dr. Syed Muniruzzaman 
Associate Professor

Office: NCF 407A
Phone: (504) 520-6791
Email: smuniruz

Dr. Muniruzzaman's web page

Ph.D., University of Kagawa, Japan

General Biology
Microbiology

Dr. Calvin Porter 
Associate Professor

Head, Biology Department
Chair, Division of Biological and Public Health Sciences

Office: NCF Annex 431
Phone: (504) 520-7585
Email: cporter

Dr. Porter's web page

Ph.D., Texas Tech University

Evolution
Vertebrate Zoology

Dr. Harish Ratnayaka 
Associate Professor

Office: NCF Annex 290
Phone: (504) 520-5709
Email: hratnaya

Dr. Ratnayaka's web page

Ph.D., City University of New York

Plant Science

Dr. Joseph Ross 
Associate Professor

Office: NCF 401-K 
Phone: (504) 520-7528
Email: jross

Ph.D., Louisiana State University

Microbiology

Dr. Qian-Jin Zhang
Assistant Professor

Office: NCF 402
Phone: (504) 520-6784
Email:  qzhang2

Ph.D., Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Cancer Immunology

 

 

Emeritus Faculty 

Sr. Hurley

Sr. Maureen Hurley, SBS 
Professor Emeritus
Claude H. and Elizabeth Organ Professor of Biology

Ph.D., Catholic University of America

Histology
Epidemiology

Dr. Labat

Dr. Deidre Labat
Professor Emeritus

 

Ph.D., Louisiana State University Medical Center

Freshman Biology

 
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