Dr. Michelle Attner, daughter of Janet and David Attner of Wayside, is engaged to Mr. Michael Belinsky, son of Lyudmila and Leonid Belinsky of Roswell, Ga. Dr. Attner is also the granddaughter of Doris Axelrod of Monroe Township.

Dr. Attner graduated from Ocean Township High School and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, where she received a BA in biology. She received her PhD in biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. She is a postdoctoral fellow focusing on cancer research at Columbia University, New York City.

Mr. Belinsky graduated from Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, with an AB in economics and government. He received his master in public policy degree from John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. He is a consultant at The Bridgespan Group, New York City.

A May 2016 wedding is planned.

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