Midwest Association of Core Directors


The Midwest Association of Core Directors (MWACD) is a chapter of the international Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF). The purpose of MWACD is to:

  • Promote the mission and purpose of ABRF

  • Represent and serve the interests of core resource facilities staff, users, administrators, and interested members of the scientific community in the Midwest region


The 2020 Executive Committee

Carlos Jenkins

Mary Winn | President
Van Andel Institute

Wayne Sung

Claudia Lalancette | President-Elect
University of Michigan

Sara Sanchez

Matt DeVries | Immediate Past President
Case Western Reserve University

Katherine Ward

Lisa Wright | Treasurer
Vanderbilt University

Anne James

David Morgan | Recording Secretary
Indiana University


Heather Richards | 2020 Annual Meeting Coordinator
The Ohio State University

Rose Zhao

Andor Kiss
Miami University

Joined November 2018


Bony De Kumar | Member At-Large
University of North Dakota

Joined November 2019