Emily Twedell received her B.A. in Psychology and Neuroscience from Grinnell College. She was a Research Fellow at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes (NIH) investigating properties of midbrain dopamine neurons, and was a clinical researcher at the Motor Neurophysiology Laboratory at the University of Minnesota. Currently, she is a Neuroscience PhD candidate at UCSF, investigating the cellular and circuit mechanisms underlying levodopa-induced dyskinesia. Beyond the lab, Emily enjoys teaching, mentoring, and spending time with her cat, Rhodamine.