Monique (she/her) is the lab manager of the DCN lab. She first joined the lab in January 2021 as an undergraduate research assistant, and then returned in winter 2022 as post-bacc research assistant & lab manager, during which time she was promoted to a full-time lab manager as of May 2022, and senior lab manager as of July 2022. In December 2021, Monique graduated summa cum laude from Agnes Scott College. In the lab, Monique spends her time making sure that all projects within the lab receive the support they need, including managing the progress of one of the lab's newest projects, LEAP. Outside of the lab, Monique enjoys traveling, fashion, writing, and finding the best strawberry cheesecake in NYC possible.