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Shefali Shah is a Research Associate in the Clinical Sciences division of the Lieber Institute. Her group examines the role of genetic and environmental factors in the development of schizophrenia and uses neuroimaging to analyze the networks underlying the cognitive symptoms of this disorder. Shefali graduated from the University of Maryland with bachelor degrees in Biology and Computer Science, and minors in Neuroscience and Philosophy. While studying at UMD, she used EEG to investigate the neural mechanisms underlying language prediction, and studied how anxiety affects risk behavior using fMRI.