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May 2016

Han-Mo Koo Memorial Award

May 19, 2016 - May 20, 2016
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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About the Han-Mo Koo Memorial Award Dr. Han-Mo Koo joined Van Andel Research Institute in 1999 as one of its founding investigators. As head of the Laboratory of Cancer Pharmacogenetics, Dr. Koo established, among others, important projects focused on the identification of genetic targets for anti-cancer drug development for melanoma and pancreatic cancer and worked tirelessly to contribute to the Institute's mission to improve health and enhance lives. Sadly, in May 2004, Dr. Koo passed away following a six-month battle…

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May 2017

Han-Mo Koo Memorial Lecture

May 4, 2017 - May 5, 2017
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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About the Han-Mo Koo Memorial Award and Lecture Dr. Han-Mo Koo joined Van Andel Research Institute in 1999 as one of its founding investigators. As head of the Laboratory of Cancer Pharmacogenetics, Dr. Koo established, among others, important projects focused on the identification of genetic targets for anti-cancer drug development for melanoma and pancreatic cancer and worked tirelessly to contribute to the Institute’s mission to improve health and enhance lives. Sadly, in May 2004, Dr. Koo passed away following a…

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Frontiers in Reproductive Epigenetics

May 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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The inaugural Frontiers in Reproductive Epigenetics symposium will focus on parental effects, when the genotype of the mother or father rather than the genotype of the individual determines phenotype.

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May 2018

Han-Mo Koo Memorial Lecture

May 30, 2018 - May 31, 2018
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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To honor his memory and scientific contributions, the Han-Mo Koo Memorial Award was established in 2010. Awardees are selected based on scientific achievements and peer recognition and, importantly, that their contributions to human health and research align with the scientific legacy of Han-Mo Koo. The 2018 honoree is Harold Varmus, M.D..

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September 2018

Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease

September 26, 2018 - September 27, 2018
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease brings together hundreds of scientists, clinicians and people with Parkinson’s to explore the latest Parkinson’s disease research. The theme for 2018 is Non-Motor Symptoms. For the fifth year, VARI and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust will host Rallying to the Challenge, a meeting for people with Parkinson’s, advocates and caregivers that explores how the Parkinson’s community can impact and accelerate research.

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