The Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GradSAC) is a group of students from all years and research backgrounds. Committee members meet on a regular basis to brainstorm, plan, and facilitate the execution and completion of events and projects that are considered beneficial for the GGNB. Some of these events and projects include:

  • The Peer Mentoring Program for Incoming Students
  • The Graduate Student Poster
  • The ConGRADS quarterly newsletter
  • Promoting social “get-togethers” for both faculty and students
  • Participating in the GGNB Seminar Discussions
  • Working with the Graduate Student Association (GSA) student representatives to hold a New Student Orientation Luncheon and Spring Picnic
  • Organizing the first GGNB Graduate Student Symposium, to give students the opportunity to present his/her research in a professional setting
GradSAC Committee Members 2020-21
  • President: Kristen James
  • Vice President & Secretary: Debra Tacad
  • Treasurer: Abigail Lutz
  • Social Events Coordinator: Yasmine Bouzid
  • Outreach & Fundraising: Abigail Lutz & Kirsten Roslund
  • Graduate Student Association (GSA) Representatives: Kristen James & Sarah Dimitratos 
  • ADME Coordinators: Debra Tacad, Brooke Wickman, Mariana Parenti
  • ConGRADS Newsletter Coordinator: Mariana Parenti