Dr. Mary Lauren Benton

Dr. Mary Lauren Benton

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science
Dr. Mary Lauren Benton


  • Ph.D., Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University (2020)
  • MS, Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University (2018)
  • BSI, Bioinformatics, Baylor University, (2015)

Contact Info

Email: marylauren_benton@baylor.edu

Phone: (254) 710-4976


Research Interests

  • Computational biology
  • Gene regulation

Dr. Benton’s research focuses on the application of computer science methodologies to interpret how DNA sequences alter genome function and impact human disease risk. Her current interests include the development of new approaches that integrate diverse datasets and advance our understanding of gene regulation.