CMB Scholars Program

GCC Cellular and Molecular Biophysics Scholars Program Steering Committee

Ritwika Bose


Caleb Chang

Rice U.

Jose Enriquez


Anat Galis Vivante

Postdoc Chair, UTMB

Viraj Ghosh

Student Chair, Rice

Akanksha Gurtu


Uffaf Khan


Kushal Raj Roy

U. of Houston

Martiela Vaz de Freitas


Deepak Kumar Yadav


The overall goal of this program is to support and enhance scholarly activities related to Cellular and Molecular Biophysics at GCC institutions and enhance the diversity of the GCC CMB program. Its voluntary membership is composed of students and postdocs who are interested in Cellular and Molecular Biophysics in the Houston/Galveston area. These students will help guide the CMB Program and bring a more diverse set of ideas to the table. Any student or postdoc at a GCC institution may join for free.

To enroll, please fill out this Application Form. If you have any questions, please email Autumn Marsden.

Membership Benefits:

  • Certificate of membership
  • Exclusive courses and networking opportunities
  • Suggest speakers for conferences and workshops
  • Eligibility for special scholar poster/talk prizes at the annual symposium
  • Special events/gatherings exclusively for Scholars (coffee break/pizza)
  • Suggest topics and speakers for professional career development activities
  • Early registration for events