The Department of Microbiology and Cell Biology RIP series provides an opportunity for graduate students to formally present their research progress to departmental faculty. All MCB graduate students are required to attend the Student RIP Series each year in residence. Graduate students will begin presenting their research progress during their second year.

The Student RIP Series occurs on Fridays from 1:00 - 2:00 PM and will be offered both in-person in Leon Johnson Hall Annex - Room 346 as well as via Webex for the Fall 2021 term.


2021-2022 RIP Schedule

Fall 2021    
Date Presenter 1 Presenter 2
August 27    
September 3    
September 10    
September 17    
September 18    
September 24    
October 1    
October 8 Brian Pettygrove Isaac Miller
October 15    
October 22    
October 29    
November 5 Devon Payne Tanner Wiegand
November 12 Adrienne Arnold Troy Koser
Spring 2022    
Date Presenter 1 Presenter 2
January 21   Troy Koser
January 28    
February 4    
February 11    
February 18   Abby Luu
February 25 Calvin Cicha Madelaine Brown
March 4 Katrina Lyon  
March 11 Kathryn Zimlich Gary Dunn
March 18 Spring Break
March 25 Maria Rodriguez Karlin Blackwell
April 1 Tegner Jacobson Dan Crowley
April 2 Andrew Maritan Hannah Goemann
April 8 Maria Predtechenskaya Murat Buyukyoruk
April 15 University Day
April 22 Alexis Hatton  
April 29 Caylee Falvo Mert Kanik