Olivia Soudry is research assistant in the Stem Cell Group at the Lieber Institute for Brain Development. She uses patient derived induced pluripotent stem cells to model neuron and oligodendrocyte development in schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders with Dr. Daniel Hiler and Dr. Brady Maher. Olivia graduated with a B.A. in Biology with departmental honors from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. During her undergraduate career, Olivia studied neural progenitor cell development at the Lieber Institute.