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Microbiological Sciences Graduate Student Association


This organization is to serve as representatives of the graduate students of the Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences Department, and to establish and promote an atmosphere conducive to educational and social growth of the students.

Join the vibrant community of the Microbiological Sciences Graduate Student Association (MSGSA), where passion for science and community thrives! Our association is at the forefront of science outreach, playing a pivotal role in demystifying the microscopic world for the public. Through engaging workshops, enlightening seminars, and hands-on demonstrations, we strive to ignite curiosity and foster a deep appreciation for the wonders of microbiology and biotechnology among people of all ages.

But our mission doesn't stop there! We are committed to nurturing the next generation of scientists. Through targeted recruitment efforts, we aim to attract bright, enthusiastic students to the dynamic fields of microbiology and biotechnology. Our tailored events provide prospective students with a glimpse into the exciting research opportunities, cutting-edge technologies, and potential career paths that await them in these ever-evolving disciplines.

Professional development is another cornerstone of our association. We understand the importance of equipping our members with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in their careers. To this end, we offer a variety of workshops, mentorship programs, and networking events designed to enhance scientific expertise, communication skills, and professional networks. Whether you're aiming for academia, industry, or beyond, MSGSA is here to support your journey towards success.

And let's not forget the fun part! Social events are integral to our association, providing a friendly and relaxed environment for members to connect, unwind, and build lasting friendships. From casual meetups to formal gatherings, our social calendar is filled with opportunities to celebrate our shared passion for microbiology and enjoy the company of fellow enthusiasts.

So, whether you're looking to dive deeper into the world of microbes, advance your career, or simply find a community of like-minded individuals, the Microbiological Sciences Graduate Student Association is the place for you. Come join us and be part of an exciting journey of discovery, learning, and fun!


Want to get involved?

We are looking to add more students to our organization! Please contact Danielle Condry at or Lennel Camuy-Velez at for more details.


Danielle Condry



2023-24 MSGSA Board



Lennel Camuy-Velez

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Vice President of Membership

Gabriella Magossi Boccatto

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Vice President of Public Relations

Brooke Benz

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Miranda Vanderhyde

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Marley Lund-Peterson

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