2017-2018 Executive Committee    
         
    President    

Samia Mohammed is a graduate student in Dr. Yusuf Hannun's Lipid Cancer Lab, pursuing a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Her research focuses on the roles of enzymes modulating the levels of bioactive sphingolipids. She is excited to be a part of the Stony Brook University Graduate Career Association and looks forward to serving the committee and her fellow graduate students.    
         
    Vice President    

Lauren Prentis is a PhD student in the lab of Dr. Rob Rizzo, and is part of the Biochemistry and Structural Biology program. She also takes care of GCA's Facebook page.    
         
     Treasurer    


Forrest Bowling.    
         
     Secretary    
  My name is Chitra Mohan and I am a 4th year of PhD student working under Dr. Ed Luk. My research is focused on understanding histone dynamics during transcription. By being a part of the Graduate Career Association I hope to help graduate students explore different career choices available to them.  
         
     Social Media Representative    
 
Julie Bettke. Julie takes care of GCA's Twitter feed and writes the blog posts on past events.    
         
     Website Coordinator    
  Alexandra Weinheimer is a graduate student in the Biochemistry and Structural Biology PhD program, working in the lab of Dr. Hyungjin Kim. Her role in GCA is to maintain  and update the website.  

 Members of last year's (2016-2017) GCA executive committee with Drs. Yakubovskaya, Pepenella,
and Garbarino at the Careers in Science Outreach panel (02/10/17).