Executive Council

Below, you will find the 2020-2021 executive team that manages the day to day operations of the BSA. 

Michelle Hua


Michelle is a fourth year Biochemistry student. She aims to promote a sense of community within the department of Biological Sciences, and provide educational and networking opportunities to help foster an environment for like-minded students. She strives to host events that would support individuals interested or engaged in science careers by allowing them to acquire the skills required for their personal development. In her spare time, Michelle likes to watch horror films.

Subasthika Thangadurai

VP Marketing

Subasthika is a second year Biological Sciences student at UofC. As VP Marketing, her goal is to continue to make the BSA a welcoming and accessible space for the UofC community. She hopes to increase engagement and interconnectedness within the Biological Sciences department. In her free time, Subasthika loves to play curling and spend time outdoors with friends and family!

Jaime Neira

VP Internal Affairs

Jaime is a fourth year CMMB student with a passion for learning about how life works, particularly in terms of genetics, cellular development, and aging. For the BSA, Jaime is eager to help the BSA grow and provide more opportunities for students throughout the department. He is also interested in linguistics and soccer in his free time.

Manuella Nsangou

VP Academic

Manuella is a fourth year student specializing in CMMB. As VP Academic, she aims to provide ways for students to connect with and support each other while their classes are being delivered online. Through BSA’s platforms, she plans to remind students of important university Academic Schedule dates. Manuella is looking forward to running the third BSA Awards competition and recognizing outstanding biology students. Outside of her commitments, she loves to sing and dance and to make time for skating.

Ekaksh Khurana

VP Operations & Finance

Ekaksh is a third year Biochemistry student with a deep interest in enzymology and drug design. He is hopeful that the BSA will be able to assist all Biological Sciences students during this pandemic and introduce various events and initiatives in order to accomplish that. He likes reading in his free time.

Urva Azeem

VP Outreach

Urva is a fourth year Biological Sciences student at the UofC. Her goal is to provide students with opportunities that further their interests and help them succeed in their program. Aside from school, her passions include photography, hiking and spending time with family and friends.  

Sahej Toor

VP Professional Events

Sahej is a third year Biological Science student at UofC. Her goal as VP Professional Events this year is to host informative events that give students clarity about their post-undergraduate life. She aims to create a space where students feel comfortable asking questions and are able to gain more knowledge. In her free time, Sahej loves to watch hockey and tennis and she loves to bake!

Michelle Choi

VP Social Events

Michelle is a second year Biological Sciences student. She has a passion for bringing happiness to others and providing outlets for stress relief. She believes that although academics and career goals are important, it is equally important to have fun and take care of yourself! She hopes that she will be able to provide opportunities that will positively contribute to the overall university experience of Biology students. Outside of school, Michelle loves to sing, write songs and perform with her girl group “Found”.

Contact Us

We are always looking for feedback on how to improve our services and how we can better engage with biology students. 

If you have any inquiries about the BSA, please do not hesitate to email us at contact@bsaucalgary.ca. You can also fill out the form below to send us an email.



Credits to Hunter Kveps for the designing of our logo

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