Upcoming seminars:

April 29, 2011

"Evolutionary conserved transcriptional response toward BMP signaling in developing mouse and xenopus embryos"

Ken Cho, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Developmental and Cell Biology
University of California Irvine

102 Jones Hall

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 Departmental Office Staff

2000 Percival Stern Hall



John Drwiega and Shadow

 John Drwiega

 Department Administrator

 MBA, DePaul University, 1993

  John came to Tulane in 1993 and joined the CMB  department in 1999.  John
  handles all personnel and payroll matters for the  department and oversees the
 departmental budgets.  He manages the departmental  office and  can assist
 undergraduate and graduate students with curriculum and  registration questions. You can reach John by at 865-5546, or e-mail him at




 Marnie Mercado                    

 Senior Program Coordinator 

 B.A. Communication Studies                              
 California State University Northridge, 2001

 Marnie certifies undergraduates for graduation and administers the Graduate(s)
 student application process and assists students with registration, transfer credit,
 curriculum questions, and assigns advisors to students. She also participates in
 the hiring process of department work study students. You can reach her by phone at 504-865-5618 or email her at                    



  Judy Weaver                        

  Operations Manager

  Bachelors of General Studies
  Armstrong State College

  Bachelors of Science
  Tulane University

  Judy assists faculty and staff with technology requirements.  She places
  departmental purchase orders and coordinates building and equipment
  maintenance. In addition, she maintains the departmental web page, and assists  undergraduate and graduate students with curriculum and registration questions.
  She is also the Departmental Safety Representative. You can reach Judy by phone
  at 504-862-3160, or e-mail her at


Cell and Molecular Biology, 2000 Percival Stern Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5546