The Jacobs School Graduate Student Ambassador Program

Our Graduate Student Ambassadors are a group of doctoral and masters students who assist in mentoring current students, recruiting new students and answering questions from prospective students.

  • Event and Recruitment Team: participate in recruitment activities and events, such as PPBS Interview Days and Orientation
  • Mentor Team: provides peer support to current and incoming graduate students by helping them navigate graduate school

How do I apply?

A call for applications will be sent via email during the open application time.
  • Returning Students: Applications will open in the summer.
  • First-Year Students: Applications will open in late fall.

Event and Recruitment Team Leaders

Janie McGlohon.

Doctoral candidate, Biochemistry

Nutt Punnanitinont.

Doctoral candidate, Oral Biology

Samantha Schwarz.

Doctoral candidate, Neuroscience

Karissa Garbarini.

Doctoral candidate, Neuroscience

Mentor Team Leaders

Christy Angeliu.

Doctoral candidate, Neuroscience

Molly Martin.

Doctoral candidate, Neuroscience

Emily Hudson.

Doctoral candidate, Physiology & Biophysics

Elle Cheek.

Doctoral candidate, Biochemistry

Questions about the Ambassador Program?

Brittany Sandor.

Brittany Sandor

Assistant Director, Communications

Office of Biomedical Education

955 Main Street, Room 6130, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-3695