Audelia is a student at MSU Denver majoring in Biology and minoring in Chemistry. She plans to graduate with a bachelor’s in biology in the Spring of 2022. She is the first generation in her family to attend college and her ultimate goal is to go to dental school. Research was first introduced to her by an amazing professor at MSU who is passionate about science and research. This is her first research experience and she hopes to gain knowledge to continue research. She is originally from California and moved to Colorado about 14 years ago and she enjoys the great outdoor activities that this state has to offer.