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Susan M. Carlton, PhDSusan 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.