Mary is a graduate student at the Laboratory of Neurogenetics (LNG) at the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging under Drs. Andrew Singleton and Mike Nalls. She studied Bioinformatics and Neuroscience at Loyola University in Chicago, IL, USA before coming to work at LNG, where she has been for the past 2 years. Her work involves applying machine learning and data science techniques on large scale genomic and multi-omic datasets on Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. She is most passionate about open science initiatives, generating and contributing to open and reproducible pipelines and easy-to-understand complex tools to empower those who want to analyze their own data. Feel free to connect with her via Twitter, Google Scholar, and GitHub.