The Biology Graduate Studies Committee is responsible for reviewing graduate applications and making recommendations for funding from the School of Graduate Studies. The Committee also deals with policy and procedures, within the overall structure of the School of Graduate Studies. This Committee includes a graduate student representative and four or more faculty members. Current (2016-17) Committee composition is:
Dr. Brian Staveley, Graduate Officer and Committee Chair
Vacant, Graduate Student Representative
Dr. Kapil Tahlan
Dr. Julissa Roncal
Dr. Eric Vander Wal
Dr. Helene Volkoff
The Graduate Secretary is responsible for managing and maintaining all graduate student application files; managing and sending out forms; and answering routine questions to graduate students on a day-to-day basis. The current Graduate Secretary is Ms. Cherie Hussey (firstname.lastname@example.org).