Dr. Benca-Bachman received her PhD in Behavioral Genetics from the University of Colorado Boulder. She specializes in statistical genetics with a focus on psychopathology, executive functioning, and substance use. She has taken on multiple roles and responsibilities, including Associate Director of Research for the BGA Lab. Currently, she splits her time between the BGA Lab and the Providence VA Medical Center, working under Dr. John E McGeary. With her extensive experience with big data manipulation, cleaning, and visualization, phenotypic harmonization, and genetic analyses, she has rightfully earned the title of "The Data-Wrangler."