The Microbiology Graduate Student Group (MGSG) includes all students pursuing a masters or doctoral degree from the Department of Microbiology at UMass-Amherst.

The purpose of this organization is (1) fostering student involvement in and communication within the Microbiology program at The University of Massachusetts - Amherst, (2) creating an environment for student researchers to present their work and engage in scientific discourse, (3) encouraging participation in scientific conferences, (4) increasing the number of visiting speakers, and (5) promoting student participation in local, state and national ASM activities.


Department of Microbiology at UMass-Amherst


Latest News

Feb 5, 2011 - Microbiology Department Retreat

Meet the prospective Graduate Students for Fall 2011. Location: UMass Campus Center. Do not forget to sign up at the Microbiology office by January 21.

January, 2011 - MGSG Industrial visits to The Broad Institute and Novobiotics Pharmaceuticals cancelled due to snowstorm. New date to be announced soon

December, 2010 - Zara Summers publishes in Science..!!

November, 2010 - MGSG receives funding from ASM Student Chapter

MGSG Industrial Trips are Back..!! The Microbiology Graduate Student Group succesfully submitted a proposal to the ASM Student Chapter to fund industrial visits for our graduate students.

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