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At the Lieber Institute, Michelle La works as a Research Associate in Dr. Hao Yang Tan’s lab within the Clinical Sciences division. Her group utilizes fMRI analysis to study the connectivity of brain regions implicated in numeracy, working memory, and neurological conditions such as schizophrenia. Currently, Michelle is performing research with computational techniques including dynamic causal modeling and Bayesian model averaging. In 2015, Michelle graduated from the University of Washington with Bachelor of Science degrees in Biochemistry and Neurobiology, and a minor in Art History. During her undergraduate years, she examined the expression patterns of T-box transcription factor Tbr2 in the developing mouse midbrain, with tools such as BrdU injection and Cre lineage reporter mice.