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. Prior to joining Princeton in 2013, Mary was Operations & Communications Manager for the infectious diseases R&D unit at GlaxoSmithKline. Earlier, at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, she was responsible for fostering interdisciplinary research proposals and institutional training grant applications as Associate Director for Research. 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.