Laura Bennett is beginning her third year in graduate school as a PhD student in the Bonin lab. Her research revolves around the study of plasticity in the spinal cord, specifically regarding persistent pain. Her broader research interests are in plasticity and spinal sensorimotor systems. In the future she aims to extend her training into the field of medicine with an interest in paediatric pain. Laura is eager to learn more about the pain field and looks forward to a future in science and medicine.