Mine graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2020 and is from Istanbul, Turkey who studied Neuroscience and French. She wants to pursue a graduate degree in Neuroscience in the future and explored her interest in research working with Dr. Lense. She is interested in the connection between rhythm and development and how music can be used in more than one way to improve the social skills and lives of kids with disabilities. She has played piano and kanun, a Turkish string musical instrument, for many years, and she is interested to see how music affects brain development and social skills. In her free time, Mine enjoys hiking, watching movies, and knitting.