Susan M. Carlton, PhDProfessor, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Dr. Carlton is a native of upstate New York. Upon graduating from
Notre Dame High School in Elmira, NY, she attended Mary Washington
College in Fredericksburg, VA, where she received a BS degree in
Biology. She then entered graduate school at the Medical College of
Virginia in Richmond and was awarded a PhD in Anatomy in 1982.
Dr. Carlton was awarded an NIH postdoctoral fellowship and
moved to Galveston, TX to work with William D. Willis as a postdoctoral
trainee at UTMB. She left Galveston to work a second postdoctoral
position with Dr. Carole LaMotte at Yale University in New Haven, CT in
1985. She returned to Galveston and joined the faculty in the Department
of Anatomy and Neuroscience and has called Texas "home" ever since.