Student Groups

Plant and Microbiology Student Groups

Microbiology Graduate Student Group

Plant Graduate Student Group

Both groups together elect officers for the academic year.

Officers for the 2014-15 academic year are:

PMB Student Group Chair
Mikel Shybut
Micro Student Group President
Susan Hepp
Treasurer/GA External Affairs VP
Iman Sylvain
Graduate Assembly reps
Angus Vajk, Emma Kovak (alternate)
Faculty reps
Onur Erbilgin (Micro), Allison Schwartz (Plant)
Admissions/recruitment
Monika Fischer (Micro), Ben Endelman (Plant)
Seminar lunch coordinator
Gabe Rosenfield
Student/Postdoc Monday Seminars
Michael Steinwand, Chris Gee
Social Chairs
Andrew Brandon, Adam Adair
Events committee
Justin Zik
Retreat committee
Chris Hann-Soden
Tsujimoto Lecture
James Anderson-Fergeson

The officers for the 2014-2015 Microbial Biology Graduate Student Group are:

President: Susan Hepp
Treasurer: Darae Jun
Symposium Chair: Christopher Hann-Soden
Symposium Co-Chair: Emma
Webmaster: Mikel Shybut
 

In addition to sharing similar interests, research findings and social activities, the groups also play a strong departmental role, interacting with seminar speakers and providing input to the Graduate Program in Plant & Microbial Biology.