Mary provides strategic proposal development support on multi-investigator, interdisciplinary grant applications to federal funding agencies. She also contributes to various campus-wide strategic communications efforts on behalf of the Office of the Dean for Research. Mary brings over a decade of research development experience working with faculty at research-intensive universities. She also has 11 years of research and project management experience at biotech and large pharmaceutical companies. Mary received her doctorate in molecular biology from Yale University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in developmental genetics at the University of California-San Francisco.