Our diverse leadership team is dedicated to providing excellent learning and community-building opportunities 

Executive Leadership (2020 - 2021)

Senior Co-President

Maple Adkins-Threats, PhD Student – Developmental, Regenerative and Stem Cell Biology


Julie Speer, PhD Student - Department of Biomedical Engineering

Student Group Liaison

Max Lyon, PhD Student - Molecular Cell Biology Program, DBBS

General Board Member

Jimmy Weagley, PhD Student - Molecular Genetics and Genomics

General Board Member

Kayla Nygaard, PhD Student - Molecular Genetics and Genomics

General Board Member

Ashley Wilson, MS Student Occupational Therapy

Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Liaison

Marina Gross, PhD Student - Psychological & Brain Sciences

Faculty Advisor

John Edwards, PhD - Associate Professor of Medicine

Faculty Advisor

Celia Santi, MD, PhD - Associate Professor of Ob & Gyn

Interested in joining the leadership team?

We are currently recruiting board members including  Data & Metrics, PR & Marketing, Co-President. If you are interested in these or other roles, please contact us!

Email us at dbbsconnections@gmail.com


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