Graduate School

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November 15, 2021 Graduate student spotlight: Investigating the links between the immune system and Parkinson’s disease

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month, we’re featuring Alysa Kasen, a Ph.D. student in the lab of Dr.…

October 20, 2021 Meet the scientist behind the science: Dr. Scott Rothbart

Earlier today, we announced that Van Andel Institute Associate Professor Dr. Scott Rothbart has been awarded a Research Scholar Grant from…

October 11, 2021 Taylor Boyd joins Van Andel Institute Graduate School as director of assessment and professional development

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (Oct. 11, 2021) — Van Andel Institute Graduate School has welcomed Taylor Boyd as director of assessment and professional development. Boyd…

October 4, 2021 Graduate student spotlight: Exploring a gene linked to breast cancer

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month, we’re featuring Patrick Dischinger, a Ph.D. student in the lab Dr. Matt…

July 27, 2021 Graduate student spotlight: Illuminating the genetic roots of dementia in understudied populations

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month, we’re featuring Nadia Dehghani, a Ph.D. student in the labs of 

July 12, 2021 Where cancer and neuroscience meet: A look ahead to the 2021 Origins of Cancer symposium

This year’s Origins of Cancer symposium explores the intersection of cancer and neuroscience — an area that holds great promise for better understanding the…

June 15, 2021 Graduate student spotlight: Exploring the origins of epigenetic marks in cancer

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month, we’re featuring Nathan Spix, an M.D./Ph.D. student in the lab of Dr.…

May 24, 2021 Transparency in graduate and postdoctoral outcomes: VAI joins the Coalition for Next Generation Life Science

Van Andel Institute is a proud member of the Coalition for Next Generation Life Science, a collaborative effort to enhance transparency by publishing outcomes…