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GPILS Advisory Committee

This committee serves as a "sounding-board" and advises GPILS leadership on a wide-range of strategic issues related to the ongoing operations of the Graduate Program in Life Sciences.

Committee Chair:

  • Scott Thompson, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of Physiology

Committee Members:

  • Jennifer Aumiller, MEd, Director, Pre & Postdoctoral Career Development 
  • Patrik Bavoil, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of  Microbial Pathogenesis, Dental School
  • Nicholas Carbonetti, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Christy Chang, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology
  • Susan Dorsey, PhD, RN, Chair, Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science, School of Nursing
  • Alexander Drohat, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Sharron Graves, MS, Program Administrator
  • Joseph Kao, PhD, Professor, Department of Physiology
  • Achsah Keegan PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology; Associate Director, Medical Scientist Teaching Program (MSTP)
  • Margaret McCarthy, PhD, Professor & Chair, Department of Pharmacology
  • Jessica Mong, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology 
  • Dudley Strickland, PhD, Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Director, Center for Cardio Vascular Inflammatory Disease (CVID)
  • J. Kathleen Tracy, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, Director, Clinical Translational Research & Informatics Center
  • Stefanie Vogel, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Peixin Yang, PhD, Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences
  • David Weber, PhD, Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Director, Center for Biomolecular Therapeutics