Michelle is from Brick, New Jersey. She is a junior studying neuroscience with a minor in Italian at Boston University. Her plan after undergrad is to continue studying neuroscience in graduate school. Michelle volunteered in a brain plasticity and neuroimaging lab spring semester of her sophomore year on the Boston University Medical Campus. She is currently working with Julia in the Bryant lab of addiction and genetics Directed Study credit. Neuroscience topics she enjoys include drugs and behavior, genetics, and developmental neuropsychology. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys dancing, seeing movies, and baking different desserts.