Core Technologies and Services
Our Core Technologies and Services
Van Andel Institute’s Core Technologies and Services offer 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
Senior Administrative Assistant II, 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, LAT
Director, Transgenic Core
Galen Hostetter, M.D.
Associate Core Director, Pathology and Biorepository Core
Scott Jewell, Ph.D.
Director, Pathology and Biorepository Core
Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Michelle Minard, B.S.
Senior Administrative Assistant II
Rachael Sheridan, Ph.D., SCYM(ASCP)
Director, Flow Cytometry Core
Gongpu Zhao, Ph.D.
Director, Cryo-EM Core