Van Andel Institute Graduate School Alumni Association
The mission of the Van Andel Institute Graduate School Alumni Association is to provide support and connections for our alumni, mentoring for current students, and continued interest in the mission and impact of Van Andel Institute. Click here for our Alumni Association guidelines.
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Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s alumni have gone on to pursue excellent careers in academia, research and industry. Please see the table below for a list of alumni.
List of Alumni
Science/Medical Writer, The Med Writers
Harvard Medical School
Zon Laboratory, Boston Children’s Hospital
Cheng Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco
Triche Laboratory, Van Andel Institute
Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan
Postdoctoral Research Associate
MacKeigan Lab, Michigan State University
President and CEO
Lakeside Analytical, Inc.
Li Laboratory, Van Andel Institute
Completing M.D.-Ph.D. at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Steensma Laboratory, Van Andel Institute
Assistant Professor, Biology
Olivet Nazarene University
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Member of the Technical Team
D.E. Shaw Research
Ph.D. Program in Science Education (Biological Sciences), University of Southern Mississippi
Moore Lab, Van Andel Institute
Moore Lab, Van Andel Institute
Driscoll Lab, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Internal Medicine – Hematology/Oncology Medicine
University of Michigan
Motive Practicing Wisely Solutions
Grand Rapids Community College
Principal Scientist, Global Therapeutics
Associate Director of Research
CentralStar Cooperative, Inc.
Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics
University of North Florida
Senior Program Coordinator
Michigan State University
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Personal Genome Diagnostics (PGDx)
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Business Development Product Specialist
Research Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Washington University School of Medicine
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