Bianca Jones Marlin, PhD, is a neuroscientist and Herbert and Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Cell Research at the Zuckerman Institute at Columbia University in New York City. Her research investigates how organisms unlock innate behaviors at appropriate times and how learned information is passed to subsequent generations via transgenerational epigenetic inheritance. Prior to joining the faculty at Columbia, she completed her postdoctoral work under the mentorship of Nobel Laureate Dr. Richard Axel, and received her PhD from New York University. She has dual bachelor degrees in biology and adolescent education from St. John’s University. For more information about Marlin, visit www.biancajonesmarlin.com.