The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Andrew Vinard

IALS Core Facilities Director

Andrew Vinard assumed the role of Director of Centralized Core Facilities at UMass Amherst in October 2016. He is responsible for administrative management of 31 core facilities, housed in the Institute for Applied Life Sciences ( Prior to joining UMass Amherst, Andrew worked for 10 years at the University of Miami, first with the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center as manager of Facilities and Shared Resources, then as the Director of Biotechnology Resources, providing support to 60 core facilities across the institution, and most recently as the Coulter Program Director, where he worked closely with researchers to identify projects that could be converted from benchtop research to commercializeable technology, by identifying resources, funding and partners to aid in the translational process. Andrew received his BA in Environmental Planning, and Masters of Public Administration from the University of Miami, FL.

Andrew Vinard
Contact Info

Institute for Applied Life Sciences
S307 Life Sciences Laboratories
240 Thatcher Road
Amherst, MA 01003

(413) 577-4582