Current Students & Alumni

Van Andel Institute Graduate School is home to exceptional students from across the U.S. Working on an individual thesis under the guidance of a distinguished faculty mentor, Graduate School students are bright, inquisitive, independent learners with a passion for biomedical research.

Student Spotlight: Candace King

Undergraduate University: Tougaloo College (B.S. in biology), Boston University School (M.A. in medical sciences)

Thesis: Investigating RAS and RTK signaling in MPNST progression and drug resistance

MentorMatt Steensma, M.D. 

Read Candace’s Student Spotlight Q&A here.