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Student Advisory Committee

The Graduate Program in Life Sciences' Student Advisory Committee consists of representatives from each of the GPILS graduate programs.  Members advise GPILS leadership on all matters ranging from academics and career development to special events and community services.  The GPILS Student Advisory Committee (SAC) is also involved in spearheading community outreach, volunteer work, and planning special events for fellow GPILS students.

Listed below are the members of the GPILS Student Advisory Committee:

GPILS Student Advisory Committee

NameProgramE-Board Position
Pranjali Kanvinde Molecular Medicine President
Julia Rutherford Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Vice President
Sonia Garcia Molecular Medicine Secretary
Allison Mancini Molecular Medicine Treasurer
Gillian Mbambo Molecular Microbiology and Immunology  
Hanover Matz Molecular Microbiology and Immunology  
Nivedita Hegdekar Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  
Maria Traficante Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  
Jenn French Epidemiology and Human Genetics  
Ashley Marquardt Neuroscience  
Utsav Gyawali Neuroscience  
Kelly Rock Physical Rehabilitation Science  
Raziyeh Baghi Physical Rehabilitation Science  
Jonelle Lee Molecular Medicine  
Heather Mutchie Gerontology  
Tiffany Hewitt Cellular and Molecular Biomedical Science  
Jovanni Ahmad Cellular and Molecular Biomedical Science  

Melissa Kroeger, MA, Program Specialist for Graduate Program in Life Sciences and Office of Postdoctoral Scholars, serves as the staff advisor for SAC.