View a past year's executive board:
Lauren is a 4th year in the Smith lab studying the ability of microglia to cross neural domains to clear debris during spinal cord injury. Her interests include rock climbing, whiskey, paying with her dog Kaya, and hockey (Go Caps).
Chelsea is a 3rd year in the Archie Lab studying the link between early life health, the timing of sexual maturity, and lifetime reproductive success in baboons. Her interests include dogs, tacos, dogs, beer, and especially dogs.
Rachel is a 2nd year in the Rocha lab, studying the effects climate change is having on tree growth in Alaska's boreal forests. Hobbies vary from going to concerts/listening to music, to hiking and camping. Other interests include: writing, reading, binge watching tv shows/movies, and just about anything cat related.
Carly is a 4th year in the Jones Lab studying the contribution of lake ecosystems to major nutrient cycles such as carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus. When she is not in the field for work-related tasks she enjoys camping, hiking, and fishing. Beer, food, and cats are other notable interests. Fun facts: she hates olives and knows how to tap dance.
Sam is a 2nd year in the Zhang lab studying the influence of gut microbiota composition on brain metastasis. She loves being outside, swimming, cats and laughing.
Kaylee is a 2nd year in the Hyde Lab studying neuronal regeneration post-traumatic brain injury. Her hobbies include horseback riding, caffeine, food (especially candy), coaching basketball, traveling, and more candy. A fun fact about Kaylee is she was named after a dolphin.
Jessie is a 3rd year in the Lee lab. She is a fashion designer turned microbiologist, studying antimicrobial peptides and antibiotic resistance. She has a special interest in global health as it pertains to antibiotic resistance and preventable diseases. When she is not in the lab she likes to go shop, travel or nap.
Emily is a 3rd year in the Ravosa lab studying evolution and cranial morphology in the mammalian skull and masticatory system. Her interests include hanging with llamas, beer, sports, and outdoor activities.
Cell and Molecular Biology
Jamie is a 2nd year graduate student in the Schafer lab interested in novel cell death mechanisms and their connection to efficacy of cancer treatments. His interests include Philadelphia professional sports, animals, and always being on the hunt for a new pair of sneakers.
Social Media & Webmaster Chair
Emily is a 2nd year in the Archie Lab studying various aspects of baboon microbiomes and behavior. Her interests include reading in bars, spending time in the field, and peeing outside. Jk about that last one.
Bacterial Pathogenesis and Competition
Professor Lee studies the production and function of antimicrobials and human toxins produced by bacteria, with special focus on Group A Streptococcus. Click here to learn more about his lab and research.