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  • www.vai.org
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 1996
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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Van Andel Institute (VAI) is an agile biomedical research and education organization that unleashes innovation to multiply impact. Established in Grand Rapids, Michigan, by the Van Andel family, VAI collaborates around the world to advance bold ideas in biomedicine and education ...
Mission: Through biomedical research and science education Van Andel Institute is committed to improving the health and enhancing the lives of current and future generations.

Van Andel Research Institute Reviews

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David Van Andel
David Van Andel
9 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 5 years

"Grad Student Role"

Apr 29, 2021 - Graduate Student in Grand Rapids, MI
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Positive Outlook
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Pros

Well taken care of, good benefits, close knit community, problem based learning, good opportunities for professional development, awesome volunteer opportunities

Cons

Not as collaborative with Spectrum Health as expected, very niche research areas and equipment
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Diversity & Inclusion at Van Andel Research Institute

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  1. Bioinformatics Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Van Andel Research Institute (United States)

    Interview

    Applied for the position on VARI's website. Skype interview with the team leader and other lab members (around 40 mins), followed by an on-site interview. The on-site interview includes meeting with HR, different lab members, and a project presentation.
    Interview

    1. Share one of the previous projects related to Bioinformatics that I have done before. 2. Share one bioinformatics related technology that I found exciting and eager to explore more.

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Company Updates

June 30, 2020
Parkinson's disease expert Dr. Michael Henderson joins Van Andel Institute
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Parkinson's disease expert Dr. Michael Henderson joins Van Andel Institute - VAI
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May 5, 2020
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Van Andel Research Institute Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in AcademiaThe Scientist2013
  • Top 10 Best Places to Work for PostdocsThe Scientist2011

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