Sharri (Dr. Z) Zamore is a first-generation American (Jamaica, Commonwealth of Dominica, W.I.) with equal interests in creating accessible science outreach and education (with a neuroscience focus), and exploring and describing the unique sensations and neural processing of animals (mosquito and flying snake). Outside of science, Sharri's diverse interests range from cooking and bread making to woodworking, from musical performance to graphic design, and various athletic endeavors. Dr. Z holds a B.S. in Biological Sciences from Cornell University (2007) and a PhD in Neurobiology and Behavior from the University of Washington Seattle (2015).