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Mary Davis

Associate Professor
Microbiology & Molecular Biology (Test), Microbiology & Molecular Biology

3129 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Research Interests

Statistical genetic analysis of complex diseases
Automated extraction of phenotypes from electronic medical records

My lab focuses on two major projects, the extraction of detailed clinical traits from electronic medical records (EMR) and the genetic analysis of autoimmune diseases. Currently, projects in both of these areas focus on multiple sclerosis (MS).

Teaching Interests

Medical Laboratory Science


  • MS, Applied Statistics , Vanderbilt University (2013)
  • PhD, Human Genetics , Vanderbilt University (2013)
  • BS, Clinical Laboratory Science , Brigham Young University (2008)

Licenses and Certifications

  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists, Medical Technologist (2008 - Present)

Honors and Awards

  • Invited Seminar Speaker, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (2020 - 2020)
  • Invited Conference Speaker, International Conference of Pharmacoepidemiology (2019 - 2019)
  • Travel Award for Early Career Investigators, North Coast Conference on Precision Medicine (2018 - 2018)
  • Early Career Faculty Travel Award, American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators (2015 - 2015)


  • American Society for Clinical Pathology (2015 - Present)
  • American Society for Human Genetics (2009 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, JAMA Neurology (2017 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Pediatric Research (2015 - Present)
  • Guest Speaker, BYU Women in Science (2016 - 2016)
  • Guest Speaker, PDBio Department (2016 - 2016)
  • Conference-Related Role, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Symposium (2015 - 2015)

Courses Taught


Steven W Brugger Matthew C Gardner Jeremy T Beales Farren B Briggs Mary Feller Davis


Steven W Brugger Xinnan Niu Joshua C Denny Mary Feller Davis
Kaylia M Reynolds Jeremy T Beales Megan Rimmasch Joshua C Denny Mary Feller Davis
Mary Feller Davis
Mary Feller Davis Jonathan L Haines Joshua C Denny