Laurel Carr is the new Brain Research Technician and Autopsy Assistant in the Department of Pathology the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences. In this role, Laurel will organize, triage, and accomplish brain donation and technical preparation for the Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD), an SMHS partner institution located in Baltimore, Md. In addition, she will provide autopsy and death investigation assistance. Laurel recently relocated to Grand Forks upon completion of her master’s degree at New Mexico Highlands University located in Las Vegas, N.M. Her research there included correlation of anthropogenic antibiotic resistance and introduction of treated waste water into the environment. Her supervisor is Dr. Mary Ann Sens.