GGIP Standing Committees

GGIP Standing Committees

Executive Committee

Co-Chair - Sara Thomasy

Co-Chair - Paramita Ghosh

The principal duties of the Executive Committee shall be to recommend policy for the Group, to receive and act upon petitions from students and faculty and to represent the interests of the Group to various universities and other organizations.

Admissions Committee

Chair - Rob Rebhun

The Committee shall develop criteria for admission of students and screen applications accordingly.  The criteria shall be subject to approval by the Executive Committee.

Educational Policy Committee

Chair - Esteban Soto Martinez

The function of this committee shall include consideration of all aspects of education in the Integrative Pathobiology Group, including required and elective research and teaching.  This includes review and revision of the curriculum and design of new course offerings and overseeing the submission of course changes.

Membership Committee

Chair - Francisco Uzal

The Committee shall develop criteria for membership and screen applications for membership accordingly.  The Committee shall also review on a yearly basis one quarter of the membership and submit to the Executive Committee the names of inactive members.

Scholarship Committee

Chair - Jeff Stott

The Committee shall review applications for graduate Scholarships and Fellowships and make recommendations to the relevant awarding body.

Student Faculty Relations Committee

Chair - Patricia Pesavento

The Committee shall review policies and procedures related to student/faculty relations. The chair of this committee acts as an intermediary between faculty and students when unresolved issues occur.

Research Symposium Committee

Chair - Erin Kent

Plan and coordinate the annual research symposium for GGIP.