Mary Winn, Ph.D.

Manager, Program Evaluation and Coordination
Core Technologies and Services

Van Andel Research Institute

Dr. Winn earned her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) before moving to the position of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics Core manager in 2013. Winn’s research focused, in part, on the translation of genomics to the clinic through the development of diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers of disease. During her tenure, Winn brought together a strong team of scientists dedicated to supporting exceptional science through robust experimental design and analysis. In 2017, she was promoted to Program Evaluation and Coordination Manager, and oversees initiatives involving planning, review and evaluation, funding, education, outreach and community engagement, and communication and marketing across all of VARI’s Core Technologies and Services. She also is an instructor in Van Andel Institute Graduate School (VAIGS), an active member of the Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF), and an ardent supporter of women in science, currently serving as the vice president of the Association of Women in Science West Michigan chapter and as chair of VARI’s Women in Science, Education, Engineering, and Research (WISER) group.

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