Graduate Student Body President 2016-2017
Anastasia Weeks is Microbiology and Immunology PhD candidate investigating how poxviruses manipulate the host immune response. Originally from Jackson, Mississippi, she graduated from Mississippi College with a double major in Biology Research and Chemistry Medical Sciences, and a minor in French. As the current president of the Brody Graduate Association (BGA), and an active member of BGA for 4 years, Anastasia’s dedication has strengthened the professional development, social, and philanthropic opportunities available to Brody graduate students, as well as raised faculty awareness of neglected issues affecting our diverse student body. As GPSS President, Anastasia will continue to collaborate with GPSS and ECU faculty to ensure that all ECU graduate students are afforded the opportunities and resources needed to compete at the forefront of our respective fields.
Vice President 2016-2017
Executive Associate 2016-2017
Nathaniel Fry is a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology PhD student studying mRNA methylation. From Hanover, Maryland, Nate graduated from Liberty University with a BS in Molecular Biology and interned at the NIH. Nate taught science in Cherry Hill, New Jersey and served as a middle school soccer coach. He was a Biochemistry and Molecular Biology department representative and is currently the BGA (Brody Graduate Association) President.