- Star Trek: The Motion Picture
- Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
- Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
- Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
- Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
- Star Trek Generations
Genetically engineered scientist from the Genome Colony on Moab IV. In 2368, Bates worked with Geordi La Forge in an effort to stop an oncoming stellar core fragment that threatened her homeworld. She later requested, and was granted, asylum aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise-D.