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March 24, 2022 Graduate student spotlight: Investigating the impact of toxins and nutrients on brain function and development

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

February 15, 2022 Graduate student spotlight: Exploring biomarkers to improve pancreatic cancer detection and diagnosis

Throughout the year, we highlight Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month, we’re featuring Alfredo Reyes Oliveras, a Ph.D. student in the…

January 3, 2022 Graduate student spotlight: Engineering stem cells to treat degenerative diseases

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

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 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 

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 17, 2021 Graduate student spotlight: Creating tools to understand the body’s molecular workforce

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