Scientific Director, Olink
Mariana is the Scientific Director for Neuroscience at Olink, supporting researchers in the fields of neurology and psychiatry. Prior to joining Olink, Mariana contributed to the development of reliable research tools through several roles at Abcam encompassing portfolio development and scientific affairs. She gained a foundation in molecular biology at the University of Lisbon, and focused on understanding the differential patterns of gene expression of rare neuromuscular disorders during her master's studies at Boston Children's Hospital. She pursued her doctoral studies at UCLA where she investigated the regulatory mechanisms of synaptic plasticity using high-throughput multi-omic approaches.