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About us

The Team

  • Britney Privett, Co- President, Department of Biology
  • Emily Weyburne, Co- President, Molecular Systems Biology department
  • Sarah Katzenell: Chair, Career/Professional Development Committee, Chemistry
  • Jeff Stott: Co-Chair, Social/Community Development Committee, PBS
  • Diana Wallin: Co-chair Social Committee/Community Development, Psychiatry
  • Angela Henricks: Chair, Family Matters Committee, Psychiatry
  • Daphna Shimon: Chair, Communications Committee, Physics

Faculty Advisors

Dean Madden, Biochemistry

Non-faculty advisory Board

Victoria Blodgett, Assistant Dean For Postdoctoral Affairs

Cindy Tobery, Associate Director, DCAL

Elizabeth Bankert, Office of the Provost

Alumni

2017-2018

  • President: Lorna Young, Biochemistry & Cell Biology
  • Social Chair: Max Kinateder, Department of Psychology and Brain Sciences
  • Luke Stark: Coordinator – “Brain Freeze”, Sociology
  • Cynthia Cogswell: Coordinator – “Writing Retreats”, DCAL

    DCPDA 2017/18 leadership
    Good old 2017

2015-2017

  • President: Jibran Y. Khokhar
  • Vice-President : Migun Shakya
  • Webmaster: Migun Shakya, Christian Knopke
  • Social Chair: Julie Dumont
  • Career Development Head: Alice M. Doughty

2014-2015

President: Katie Price (Microbiology)
Secretary/Webmaster: Migun Shakya (Biology)
Treasurer: Jibran Khokar, (Microbiology & Immunology)
Career Development Heads: Katja Koeppen (Microbiology), Aaron Atkinson (Biochemistry)

2013-2014

President: Salvador Almagro-Moreno (Microbiology)
Secretary/Webmaster: Migun Shakya (Biology)
Treasurer: Jibran Khokar, (Microbiology & Immunology)
Career Development Heads: Katja Koeppen (Microbiology), Aaron Atkinson (Biochemistry)

2012-2013

President: Salvador Almagro-Moreno (Microbiology)
Secretary/Webmaster: Bernardo Orr (Biochemistry)
Treasurer: Miryam Hortua-Triana (Microbiology & Immunology)
Social Chair: Sabrina Ceeraz (Microbiology & Immunology)
Career Development Heads: Joe Oberlander (Physiology and Neurobiology), Katja Koeppen (Microbiology)

2011-2012

President: Salvador Almagro-Moreno (Microbiology)
Secretary/Webmaster: Bernardo Orr (Biochemistry)
Treasurer: Aubrey Frank (Biological Sciences)
Career Development Heads: Joe Oberlander (Physiology and Neurobiology), Katja Koeppen (Microbiology)

2010-2011

President: Salvador Almagro-Moreno (Microbiology)
Secretary/Webmaster: Nicole Smits (Medicine)
Treasurer: Aubrey Frank (Biological Sciences)
Career Development Heads: Dawoon Jung (Microbiology), Katja Koeppen (Microbiology)

2009-2010

President: Kristine Hill (Biological Sciences)
Social Chair: Ian Street (Biological Sciences)
Career Development Head: Jennifer Bomberger (Physiology)
Vice President: Alixanna Noris (Medicine)
Officer for International Affairs: Aurelie Deveau (Microbiology)

2008-2009

President: Melanie Rutkowski (Immunology)
Officers: Sandeep Tamber, Louise Hughes, Danica Hickey, Dhana Nair, Hao Xu, Maroun Beyrouthy