Lauren Pisani is majoring in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Psychology with a minor in Health and Human Values at the University of Arizona. She has been active in research throughout her undergraduate career, and currently works with the Down Syndrome Research Group (DSRG) under Dr. Jamie Edgin. Her focus has been on characterizing sleep in children with Down syndrome, and investigating how sleep impacts learning and memory in this special population. After graduation, she plans to continue working with the DSRG and eventually hopes to attend medical school. Lauren has also been a member of the University of Arizona Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team for the past four years.