News and Announcements

September 16, 2006 - Website revamped
The new website is here and we hope you like what you see. Try out the new main page with the Microbeworld RSS feed and bookmarks. You will like it.

September 8, 2006 - New Treasurer Elected
Our new elected treasurer is Greg Latouf. Congratulations!

August 28, 2006 - Welcome New Students!
The Microbiology Graduate Student Group welcomes Tawanna Childs, Jeniffer Concepcion, Emily Clark, Dorothy Iwanowicz, William Latouf, Kimberly Lay, Shawn Massoni, Catherine Morse, Supratim Mukherjee, Amber Orloff, Katir Patel, Ana Pereira, Benjamin Saunders, Zarath Summers and Mauricia Victor.

August 7, 2006 - A PhD Is Not Enough
A PhD Is Not Enough conference will be 9-19-06. More information will come later when registration is set-up. This is a great opportunity to learn from others experiences. There will be sections for both students in the beginning of their PhD studies, and those further along. There will also be lunch and dinner included, all for free. Micro will be well represented: Wilmore Webley will be giving a talk, and Javier and Almaris will be on a panel. For more information visit the website at

June 06, 2006 - New officers have been elected!
The new officers are Caryl Becerra (President), Helene Ver Eecke (Secretary) and Almaris Alonso (Treasurer). Congratulations!

April 7, 2006 - Local Meetings
Lots of local meetings and symposia coming up, such as The Microbial Sciences Initiative Symposium at Harvard, The Boston Bacterial Meeting at Tufts and The Connecticut Valley ASM Branch Annual Meeting. Do check out the websites to find out more.

December 12, 2005 - New Bioremediation Course
Sharon Long will be teaching a Bioremediation class (CEE 776) next semester. The first half is all about the metabolism pathways for xenobiotic compounds and the second half is site investigation and remediation technologies.

December 5, 2005 - New officials have been elected!
The new officers are Ed Long (President), Patricia Waldron (Secretary) and Almaris Alonso (Treasurer). Congratulations!

November 20, 2005 - Elections coming up
Elections will be held on December 5, at our monthly meeting.

October 24, 2005 - CVBranch Meeting
The Connecticut Valley Branch of the American Society for Microbiology Meeting will take place between November 1 and 2, 2005

October 12, 2005 - New website
The new website has been launched and you're in it! Suggestions and additions are welcome.

Graduate Student Social Hour at the Grad Lounge in the Campus Center
Every Thursday at 4 pm

The next MGSG Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 5, 2007 at 5 pm at the Graduate Lounge.
Free Pizza!!!

Read the notes from our last meeting

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