Marcy Vana, PhD is currently Senior Support Scientist at Becker Medical Library at Washington University in St. Louis. In this role, Dr. Vana teaches a variety of introductory research computing workshops in collaboration with the Center for High Performance Computing and Institute for Informatics. She also supports a variety of software tools for biomedical data analysis and teaches the basics of genomic data analysis for clinical trainees. Prior to joining Becker Library, she was a Content QC Scientist at Ingenuity Systems. Dr. Vana received her PhD in Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis from Northwestern University and did postdoctoral training in the Departments of Medicine and Microbiology & Immunology at Stanford University.