Robert Fillinger, B.S., Ph.D.

Core Bioinformatics Scientist I, Bioinformatics & Biostatistics Core


Dr. Robert Fillinger joined Van Andel Institute in Fall 2023. He earned a B.S. in chemistry, biochemistry, and computer science at Michigan State University. At Michigan State, Robert gained research experience in ecological evolution of E. coli as well as pathogenesis in M. tuberculosis. Robert subsequently earned his Ph.D. at Ohio State University analyzing genomics data and building computational pipelines to study recombination in the reproductive cycle of C. albicans.