Student Organizations

Type: Social, Professional

Membership: By School - GSBS

Mission Statement: The purpose of the Experimental Pathology (ExPath) Student Organization is to provide ExPath students with opportunities to exchange ideas, advocate for the students at the departmental level and network with invited scientists.

Activities: Welcome events for new students, seminar series, social events, debriefing each semester with Program Director

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Type: Professional

Membership: By School - GSBS

Mission Statement: The Graduate Student Organization is an educational organization, which exists to share information among graduate students, to foster their development and growth, and to further the interests of graduate students. Other purposes shall include, but are not limited to, inviting guest speakers, honoring graduate students and graduate faculty members, helping with orientation programs for new students, and social service projects.

Activities: With funding provided by SGA, the GSO hosts a trivia night in the fall to welcome new graduate students and a crawfish boil for all students at UTMB in the spring.

Officer Board:

Type: Social, Professional

Membership: By School - GSBS

Mission Statement: The Neuroscience Student Organization (NSO) is a student run organization. The NSO fosters the development and growth of graduate students enrolled in the Neuroscience graduate program at UTMB.

Activities: Monthly meetings with the neuroscience graduate students, conducting the annual Beall Lectureship, helping with our local SfN chapter and coordinating an event during Brain Awareness Week with Dr. Summerly.

Officer Board:

Type: Social

Membership: By School - GSBS

Mission Statement: The Graduate Student Organization is an educational association, which exists to foster the development and growth of graduate students enrolled in the Graduate Program in Preventive Medicine and Community Health (PMCH) at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB). The Organization shall serve to disseminate pertinent information among the Membership and to further the interests of the Membership by promoting participation in University affairs.

Activities: Activities shall include, but are not limited to, inviting guest speakers, honoring PMCH graduate students and program faculty, and assisting the PMCH program faculty in orientation and recruitment initiatives. The Organization shall work cooperatively and collaboratively with the faculty members of the Graduate Program in PMCH to achieve these goals.

Officer Board:

  • Faculty Advisor – Kristen Peek, Preventative Medicine & Community Health (mkpeek@utmb.edu)
Type: Professional

Membership: By School - GSBS

Mission Statement: The Organization is an educational association, which exists to foster the collaboration, development, and growth of graduate and medical students enrolled in the Graduate Program in Human Pathophysiology and Translational Medicine (HPTM) and the School of Medicine Translational Research Track (SOM TRT) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). The organization shall serve to disseminate pertinent information among the membership and to further the interests of the membership by promoting participation in the University affairs as well as translational research outreach in the community.

Activities: Activities shall include, but are not limited to, inviting guest speakers, honoring program students, assisting in HPTM program faculty in orientation and recruitment, and mentoring junior students.

Officer Board:

Type: Professional, Social     

Membership: By School - GSBS

Mission Statement: The Society for Cell Biology is a professional society dedicated to promoting careers in cell biology via encouraging interactions between students, faculty, and alumni.

Activities: Plazapalooza, Cell Biology Welcome Event, Halloween Carnival, Holiday Lunch, Student Workshops, Cell Symposium, Annual Guest Lecturer

Officer Board:

  • Faculty Advisor – Pomila Singh, Neuroscience and Cell Biology (posingh@utmb.edu)

Organization Email: scb.utmb@gmail.com
Organization Website: Society for Cell Biology

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