On Thursday, June 1st, during the Small World Initiative's 4th Annual Symposium (at ASM Microbe), we will host our first-ever Graduate and Professional School Expo at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (room 271). This is great opportunity for students to explore different educational opportunities and career paths. Please read below to find out more about the participating schools.

Bowling Green State University – Ph.D. program in Biological Sciences

The Ph.D. program in Biological Sciences at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) provides student training from a diverse group of faculty involved in numerous areas of molecular and microbiologyresearch. Microbiology research includes antibiotic discovery and inhibition against human and plant pathogens, harmful algal blooms in worldwide lakes, metagenomics of microbial communities, virus evolution and host-virus interactions, bacterial engineering for biotechnology, and ice nucleation by microbes. Cutting-edge molecular research addresses genomic diversity of organisms in a range of diverse human and non-human systems using unique collections of sequenced genomes. Our goal is to prepare students for academic and professional careers by providing high-quality graduate and leadership training while working within national and international scientific communities. Consistent with our mission, BGSU students are provided a rigorous and comprehensive graduate training curriculum to promote training and exposure in molecular and microbiology research and teaching areas. Please visit the Department of Biological Sciences web page for more information https://www.bgsu.edu/arts-and-sciences/biological-sciences.html.

Located at the western end of Lake Erie in Ohio near the Great Lakes, BGSU educates more 17,000 students annually. Recognized as one of the “best cities to live in Ohio”, Bowling Green is a college town with a friendly atmosphere and a low-cost of living. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Julia Halo Wildschutte at juliahw@bgsu.edu.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Health Professions

The UAB School of Health Professions (SHP) is the fastest growing School at UAB and one of the largest health professions schools in the nation. Within our five departments, we have more than 20 programs and nearly 40 degrees and certificates at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral degree levels – one is right for you.

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine

Mississippi State University - Center for Distance Education Master of Science in General Biology

Mississippi State University - Center for Distance Education Master of Science in General Biology

The University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi

William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine

William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

Acknowledgements

We wish to extend our gratitude to the Symposium Committee for all of their hard work in organizing the engaging content and complicated logistics of this year's SWI Symposium. In particular, we would like to thank Dr. Mustafa Morsy from the University of West Alabama for leading this Committee.