Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Student Organization (BCBGSO)

Academic - Ag & Life Sciences, Academic - Engineering, Academic - LAS, Academic - Vet-Med

Description

BCBGSO will provide opportunities for social interactions between graduate students and faculties in the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) program in order to increase interdepartmental communication within the BCB program and provide a forum for exchange of scientific information. BCBGSO will also provide opportunities for graduate students in the BCB program to engage in research, education, and career-development activities.

Affiliations

Constitution / Tier

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Tier Student Organization - Affiliated

Membership Information

Student Members 47
ISU Members 13
Non-ISU Members 1
Allowed Members BCB Graduate Student
Allowed Officers BCB Graduate Student
Membership Qualifications Be in good academic standing as defined by the BCB Student Handbook (http://www.bcb.iastate.edu/Handbook.html)
Membership Restrictions See qualifications above.
Elections/Selection Election for President are held at the end of the Spring semester. All other officers are selected by the newly elected President.
Meetings Student Body Meetings are held monthly. Meeting announcement will be sent through e-mail.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

The BCB Graduate Student Organization meets the first Thursday of every month in Molecular Biology Room 1102!

Description of Special Events

BCBGSO Workshops: Open to all graduate students. Topics may include basic UNIX, advanced UNIX, and Python coding.
BCBGSO Symposium: Open to BCB students to reinforce BCB coherence and professional development.