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.
This organization has no affiliations.
Constitution / Tier
||Anyone that is interested in Microbiology or wants to learn more and get involved with teaching science to the community.
||Elections are held each fall during the last meeting in December
||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 have the opportunity to travel to the American Society of Microbiology General Conference Meeting. •In recent years the conference has been in Boston, New Orleans, and San Fransisco. 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 with upcoming college students!