Jessica Cooke Bailey is a third year postdoctoral fellow at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and studies the genetics of age-related eye disorders. She earned her PhD in Molecular Medicine and Translational Science from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, focusing on the genetics of diabetes and kidney disease. She and her husband recently had a baby girl and they also have two miniature dachshunds. They are active members of Fairmount Presbyterian Church in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, where they especially enjoy helping with the youth activities. Jessica's hobbies are reading, crafting, and sewing.