Graduate Organization of Biology Students

The Graduate Organization of Biology Students is open to Department of Biology, Center for Environmental Studies, and Integrative Life Science Ph.D. program students.

Mission Statement

The Graduate Organization of Biology Students is committed to promoting the academic and professional development of graduate biology students at VCU. GOBS strives to foster a community network for VCU's current graduate biology students and provide support for their advancement in the sciences. GOBS aims to do the following:

  • Represent graduate student interest and voice in the department
  • Provide resources such as travel support and networking opportunities
  • Create opportunities for teaching and outreach
  • Organize social events and outings to enhance the graduate experience

Events Sponsored by GOBS

  • New Grad Student Orientation
  • Spring Speaker Special Invited Seminar
  • Periodic (weekly or biweekly) social events
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