Contributor Spotlights

The AMP PD Knowledge Platform was built through a collaboration between a large number of exceptional scientists with diverse expertise.  The AMP PD team wishes to recognize and introduce you to some of its members who have been played key roles in building this unique resource.   

MARY MAKARIOUS

B.S. Pre-doctoral IRTA
Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Mary Makarious is a graduate student interested in bioinformatic and data science approaches to making sense of the multi-omic characteristics of neurodegenerations such as Parkinson’s Disease.   Mary was introduced to the AMP PD team about 3 years ago through her work in Dr. Andy Singleton’s NIA Neurogenetics lab, and has since done an amazing job of writing helpful notebooks, trouble-shooting analyses, and generally helping users feel comfortable with the AMP PD platform.  If AMP PD has a user-friendly face, it looks just like Mary, and we are thrilled to introduce you to her here. 

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