Microbiology Club (Micro Club)

Academic - Ag & Life Sciences

Description

Microbiology Club gives individuals interested in the field of microbiology opportunities to come together and enjoy activities related to their interests, engage in social activities, and serve their community.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

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Tier Student Organization - Affiliated

Membership Information

Student Members 40
ISU Members 4
Non-ISU Members 1
Allowed Members 50
Allowed Officers 15
Membership Qualifications Anyone that is interested in Microbiology or wants to learn more and get involved with teaching science to the community.
Membership Restrictions None
Elections/Selection Elections are held each fall during the last meeting in December
Meetings Meetings are held on Thursdays at 6:15 pm in Science I.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Club meetings occur twice a month. They include guest speakers, planning and preparation for events, and micro movies nights among other things! Microbiology Club helps members connect with their peers as well as professors. Guest lecturers provide interesting information that may not be covered in classes. Career panels allow members to learn about various fields and jobs available in microbiology Other club activities include brewery tours, game nights, USDA Tours, micro movie nights, and Fundraising with Giant Microbes!

Description of Special Events

Each summer members travel to the American Society of Microbiology General Meeting. •In recent years the conference has been in Boston and New Orleans. There are multiple opportunities to network, attend lectures and poster sessions as well as sight see! Each fall the club hosts a workshop for Iowa high school students. Members of the club demonstrate and help students complete multiple lab techniques like gram-stains and DNA isolation This event is a great way to share your enthusiasm for microbiology!