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 2019 Organizing Committee

Sara Sanchez

Matt DeVries | President
Case Western Reserve University

Joined November 2016

Katherine Ward

Lisa Wright | Treasurer
Vanderbilt University

Joined November 2015

Gary Tamaya

Mark Sanders | Meeting Host
University of Minnesota

Margaret Howard

Alex Cramer | Meeting Host Support
University of Minnesota

Rose Zhao

Andor Kiss
Miami University

Joined November 2018

Wayne Sung

Claudia Lalancette
University of Michigan

Joined November 2018

Anne James

David Morgan
Indiana University

Joined November 2015

Carlos Jenkins

Mary Winn
Van Andel Institute

Joined April 2018