Organizations On Campus

Click on the organizations below to learn more about their mission, membership, officers, and more! You can view organizations by membership or type by using the links in the column on the right.

Student Organizations

Type: Social, Professional

Membership: By School - GSBS

Mission Statement: The purpose of EPSO is to unite Experimental Pathology students through offering opportunities to network professionally and socially with faculty and students.

Activities: Social gatherings, seminar series

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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: Thanksgiving food drive, GSO Crawfish Boil, new GSO student welcome gatherings

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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.

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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.

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Type: Professional, Social     

Membership: By School - GSBS

Mission Statement: The Society for Cell Biology includes all current Cell Biology graduate students and serves as a network of support and camaraderie throughout the program. Our society gives the opportunity to students of the Cell Biology program to participate in both University-wide and Cell Biology specific events that will allow our students to become well-rounded students.

Activities: Plazapalooza, Cell Biology welcome event for new incoming Cell Biology students, UTMB's Annual Fall/Halloween Carnival, various workshops held by UTMB faculty, Cell Biology journal clubs, The Cell Biology Symposium and annual Mason Guest Lecture.

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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