Shannon Odell is a Brooklyn based writer, comedian, and scientist. She cowrote and stars in the comedic play "Wake Up with Tina and Gina" running now at UCB Hells Kitchen, She co-hosts and produces Drunk Science, an experimental comedy show deemed “a stroke of genius” by Gothamist and a finalist in TruTV’s comedy break out initiative. She co-created, writes, and stars in the Inverse original series “Your Brain on Blank”, where she explains the science behind how everything-from alcohol to caffeine to puppies, affects the brain. The series has racked up over 75 million views, and has over 440K followers on facebook. She can also be seen at Weill Cornell Medicine, where she is a Neuroscience PhD candidate studying the epigenetics and memory.