Support for computationally intensive curricula and research
Custom instruction classes in research including introduction to library research at Mt. Holyoke, locating scholarly materials, evaluating sources, using discipline specific databases, effective web tools for research.
Technology workshops including creating a blog, basic video editing, image editing, presentations, using Moodle tools.
One on one consultations to develop and support the use of technology tools including Moodle, Google apps for education, and web 2.0 tools.
Development of the library's collection in liaison areas: select materials and receive requests.
Ph.D., Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, Wesleyan University, 1989. Thesis work in electrostatic modeling of protein-protein, protein-ligand and allosteric interactions. Postdoctoral work in molecular modeling, molecular dynamics, protein-DNA interactions and DNA repair.
Bachelor of Science in Biology, CUNY, College of Staten Island, 1977.
Mary has worked as an Instructional Technology Consultant at Mount Holyoke since 1997. She was previously a postdoctoral fellow at University of Vermont, College of Medicine researching and modeling radiation-induced DNA damage, teaching structural biology and protein/DNA chemistry, and founding the UVM Molecular Modeling Lab. Mary currently lives in Holyoke near the Connecticut with a ever evolving cast of family, friends, dogs and roses.