Social Activities Committee

Molly Brakhane
(She/her/hers), the Current Social Activities Chair

Molly ( is working hard to organize various social activities to connect group members and create a welcoming environment for people interested in our group.

Jeongmin Lee (She/her/hers), Social Committee member

Jeongmin is a 5th-year graduate student in the Molecular Genetics and Genomics program. She is working on identifying the brown adipose tissue secreted factor and its potential in managing type 1 diabetes in the laboratory of Dr. David Piston. Outside the lab, she loves cooking, running in the forest park, and spending most of her time with her two ultra-fluffy cats.

Rachel DeWeerd (she/her/hers), Social Committee member

Rachel ( is a second year graduate student in the Cancer Biology program, studying mechanisms of DNA damage in the lab of Dr. Abby Green. When she is not in lab, she enjoys baking and practicing yoga. She is excited to be joining WiSTEM’s Social Activities Committee!