Monn Monn Myat, Ph.D., is the new Associate Dean of the Watson School of Biological Sciences. But she is not new to CSHL. In 1990, as a sophomore at Mount Holyoke College, Myat was selected for the Lab’s summer Undergraduate Research Program. Inspired by the research under the mentorship of Professor Adrian Krainer, she graduated early in order to pursue a Ph.D. at the Rockefeller University. The focus of her research was cell migration, which led to work for over a decade at Weill Medical College of Cornell University—where she earned several research awards, including the American Cancer Society Research Scholar Award. It was there that she discovered the passion for teaching and interacting with students, which she continued to do at Medgar Evers College until returning to CSHL this year.