Core Technologies and Services
Our Core Technologies and Services
Van Andel Institute’s Core Technologies and Services offers a comprehensive range of advanced technologies and expertise to support and enhance research at the Institute and at collaborating organizations. Staffed by highly qualified professionals with an acute understanding of their respective fields, the Core team is committed to providing superior service and conducting exceptional science to further the Institute’s goal of improving human health through basic and translational research.
Core Technologies and Services Directory
Core Leadership & Administration
Bart Williams, Ph.D.
Director, Core Technologies and Services; Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Cell Signaling and Carcinogenesis
Mary Winn, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Core Technologies and Services
Lori Moon, Executive MBA
Core Administrator, Core Technologies and Services
Marie Adams, M.S.
Director, Genomics Core
Scott Bechaz, B.S., ILAM, RLATg
Director, Vivarium Core
Martha Escobar, Ph.D.
Scientific Advisor, Core Technologies and Services
Corinne Esquibel, Ph.D.
Director, Optical Imaging Core
Scott A. Givan, Ph.D.
Director, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core
Tristan Kempston, B.A., LAT
Director, Transgenic Core
Galen Hostetter, M.D.
Director of Pathology, Pathology and Biorepository Core
Michelle Minard, B.S.
Senior Administrative Assistant II
Dan Rohrer, B.S., MBA
Director, Pathology and Biorepository Core
Ryan Sheldon, Ph.D.
Core Director and Research Scientist, Mass Spectrometry Core
Rachael Sheridan, Ph.D., SCYM(ASCP)
Director, Flow Cytometry Core
Gongpu Zhao, Ph.D.
Director, Cryo-EM Core