2019 – 2020 Officers

Executive Board

 

 

Molly Rathbun (President)

mmr252@psu.edu

BMMB Graduate Student
Specializes in comparative genomics and evolutionary biology
Loves science outreach, running, and hiking with dogs

 

 

Albanie Hendrickson Stives (Vice President)

akh5245@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in Colloid and Interface Science
Loves soccer, painting, hiking, reading

 

 

Kathleen Krist (Secretary)                         

ktk6@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in using methods from statistical mechanics and stochastic dynamics to understand experiments in active matter
Loves hiking

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Schulze (Treasurer)                       

jxs1363@psu.edu 

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in theoretical chemistry
Loves hiking

 

 

Juhi Arora (Public Relations Officer)                      

jua268@psu.edu

Pathobiology Graduate Student
Specializes in nutritional immunology
Loves writing poetry

 

 

Co-chairs

Voices Co-Chairs

 

Ashlee McGovern

adm58@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in nanofabrication, lithography and 3D printing
Loves hiking

 

 

Megan Steves

mas1126@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in Ultra fast time resolved and 2 dimensional spectroscopy
Loves hiking

 

 

Science ++ Co-Chairs

 

Sofia Roitman

sxr410@psu.edu

Biology Graduate Student
Specializes in coral microbiology
Loves hiking

 

 

Ambika Somasundar

azs351@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in chemical engineering
Loves hiking

 

 

Outreach Co-Chairs

Catherine Douds

cad87@psu.edu

BMB Graduate Student
Specializes in RNA structure and function
Loves swimming, painting and playing with her dog

 

 

Megan Sylvia

mms95@psu.edu

Biology Graduate Student
Specializes in RNA structure and function
Loves reading, walking her dog, swimming, playing sports and baking

 

 

Young Women in STEM Workshop (previously Girl Scout Workshop) Co-Chairs

 

Victoria Bonnell

vab18@psu.edu

BMMB Graduate Student
Specializes in studying gene regulation in P. falciparum (malaria parasite)
Loves hiking

 

 

Pho Bui

ptb2@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in vibrational spectroscopy
Loves hiking

 

 

Grad School 101 Co-Chairs

 

Jennifer Miller

jrm575@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in fine-tuning lenseless imaging systems
Loves hiking

 

 

Alyssa Bienvenu

aub507@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in geometry optimization and software development
Loves hiking

 

 

Women in STEM Co-Chairs

 

Saehyun Choi

szc227@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in physical/chemical characterisation of coacervates
Loves hiking

 

 

Kathleen Coleman

kpc8@psu.edu

Material Science Engg. Graduate Student
Specializes in Ceramics science and engineering
Loves hiking

 

 

Professional Development Co-Chair

 

Allison Williams

auw81@psu.edu

BMMB Graduate Student
Specializes in RNA chemistry and biology
Loves outdoor activities, sports, trivia, Netflix

 

 

Executive Mentors

 

Nicole Famularo

nqf5086@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in materials chemistry
Loves STEM outreach

 

 

Santina Cruz

ssc5164@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in conduction electron spin resonance
Loves reading, baking, shopping, attending sports events

 

 

Matt Fares

mqf5114@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in chemical biology of protein aggregation
Loves hiking

 

 

Fatima Pir Cakmak

fup110@psu.edu

Chemistry Graduate Student
Specializes in interface science
Loves volleyball, biking, photography

 

 

Karen Kemirembe

kuk195@psu.edu

Entomology Graduate Student
Specializes in medical entomology
Loves hiking