Judy Liu, Principal Investigator, is currently an Assistant Professor in Neurology and in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry at Brown University. She is the Associate Director of the Center for Translational Neuroscience and the Sidney A. and Dorothea Doctors Fox Professor of Visual Sciences and Neuroscience. She started on the path to becoming a physician scientist at Yale University. She then obtained an MD-PhD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She completed internship in internal medicine and residency in neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School affiliate. She was an administrative/teaching chief resident during her last year. After residency, she embarked on a post-doctoral fellowship in neural development and cell biology. She started her independent research career at Children’s National Medical Center/ George Washington University. In 2017, her laboratory moved to Brown University. Her research is funded by a variety of sources including an R01 grant from NINDS/ NIH and Citizen’s United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE). She has previously been funded by the Whitehall Foundation, the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation, and the Epilepsy Foundation.