Amanda joined the team as a Research Technician Associate in May 2019. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in German and minored in biology. While attending the University of Michigan, she worked as an Assistant in Research for the Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder and was a biology tutor for the Science Learning Center. As she continues to assist on the Longitudinal Study, she will also become the lead Research Associate for the Modeling Mood Course study. In the future, Amanda plans to pursue a career in medicine as a psychiatrist.