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Van Andel Institute

333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

April 2019

David Gilbert, Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

April 17 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information David Gilbert, Ph.D. J. Herbert Taylor Distinguished Professor of Molecular Biology Florida State University Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Postdoctoral Association Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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May 2019

Brad Merrill, Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

May 1 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Brad Merrill, Ph.D. Associate Professor University of Illinois at Chicago Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Bart Williams, Ph.D. Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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Bryan Allen, Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

May 15 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Bryan Allen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology University of Iowa Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Graduate Student Association Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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Yang Shi, Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

May 29 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Yang Shi, Ph.D. Merton Bernfield Professor of Neonatology C.H. Waddington Professor of Pediatrics Professor of Cell Biology Harvard Medical School Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Hong Wen, Ph.D. Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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June 2019

Margaret Goodell, Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

June 12 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Margaret Goodell, Ph.D. Professor and Director, Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Center Vivian L. Smith Chair in Regenerative Medicine Co-Leader, Cancer Cell and Gene Therapy Baylor College of Medicine Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Peter A. Jones, Ph.D., D.Sc. (hon) Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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David Sulzer, Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

June 19 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information David Sulzer, Ph.D. Professor of Neurobiology Columbia University Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Postdoctoral Association Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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July 2019

Origins of Cancer

July 26 @ 7:30 am
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Origins of Cancer is a one-day symposium that brings together students, scientists and medical professionals to discuss the latest breakthroughs in cancer research. This year’s meeting will highlight the evolution of cancer and explore how mutational signatures impact tumor initiation, progression and the development of therapeutic resistance. Registration for the next Origins of Cancer symposium will open in April 2019. For questions, please contact Beth Resau at Beth.Resau@vai.org.

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Epigenomics at VARI

July 29 - August 2
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Taught by internationally recognized epigenomics experts, Epigenomics at VARI gives gifted graduate students an intense overview of the latest innovative methodology and its applications across several fields including cancer and neurodegenerative disease research. Students are active participants in all aspects of the course and will engage in scientific discourse with the faculty as well as present their own scientific project with a poster, engage in the Journal Club sessions, and participate in a career development workshop and social events. For questions, please…

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August 2019

Grand Challenges in Parkinson’s Disease

August 21 - August 22
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 2019 is Understanding genetic risk, which will focus on the genetic components that contribute to disease onset and progression, with an eye toward advances that may lead to new predictive measures and disease-modifying therapies. Van Andel Research Institute and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust are thrilled to once again host Rallying to the Challenge, a meeting designed for and…

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September 2019

Tim Greenamyre, M.D., Ph.D. – Jay Van Andel Seminar Series

September 4 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Tim Greenamyre, M.D., Ph.D. Love Family Professor Vice-Chair of Neurology Chief, Movement Disorders Division Director, Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases University of Pittsburgh Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Jiyan Ma, Ph.D. Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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Ralph Deberardinis, M.D., Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

September 11 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Ralph Deberardinis, M.D., Ph.D. Chief, Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism UT Southwestern Medical Center Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Russell Jones, Ph.D. Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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Da-Neng Wang, Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

September 25 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Da-Neng Wang, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Cell Biology NYU Medical School Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Huilin Li, Ph.D. Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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October 2019

Katherine Pollard, Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

October 9 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Katherine Pollard, Ph.D. Director and Senior Investigator Gladstone Institute of Data Science and Biotechnology Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Mary Winn, Ph.D. Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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Brian Strahl, Ph.D. – VARI Seminar Series

October 23 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Brian Strahl, Ph.D. Vice-Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics University of North Carolina School of Medicine Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Scott Rothbart, Ph.D. Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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Satdarshan (Paul) Monga, M.D. – VARI Seminar Series

October 30 @ 12:00 pm
Van Andel Institute, 333 Bostwick Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States
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Title TBD Speaker Information Satdarshan (Paul) Monga, M.D. Professor of Pathology Professor in Experimental Pathology University of Pittsburgh Time & Location 12:00 pm at Van Andel Institute Conference Room 3104/3105 VARI Host: Postdoctoral Association Questions? For questions, please contact Kim Cousineau at 616.234.5684.

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