VAI Graduate School

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November 21, 2022 New cellular ‘clock’ offers fresh way to measure age

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Nov. 21, 2022) — Can parts of our bodies age faster than others? The answer is yes, and Van Andel Institute

August 4, 2022 Graduate Student Spotlight: Investigating the impact of maternal diets on brain development

Every other month, we highlight one of Van Andel Institute Graduate School’s doctoral students. This month features Ellen Griggs, a student in the lab of…

July 12, 2022 Dr. Sarah Bodbyl joins Van Andel Institute Graduate School as associate dean

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (July 12, 2022) — Van Andel Institute Graduate School has named Sarah Bodbyl, Ph.D., as associate dean. In this role, Bodbyl will…

June 22, 2022 Beyond the lab: Graduate student Jamie Endicott appointed to journal board

When most people think of scientists, they think of a person in a white coat peering at a petri dish in a lab. Although conducting…

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 25, 2022 Neuroscientist Dr. Qiang Zhu joins Van Andel Institute

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (January 25, 2022) – Van Andel Institute has recruited neuroscientist Qiang Zhu, Ph.D., an expert in two rare yet devastating diseases:…

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…