Cindy Vu is currently a freshman at California State University, Long Beach working towards her major in Molecular Biology. Through her past high school experience, she has withheld executive leadership positions that have developed into a love for collaborative work. Cindy has found an interest in research as she became a part of the Alzheimer’s Association’s Event Management Team. She plans to pursue a career in Oncology where she can further incorporate herself into bioscience research fields as well as medical practices. Cindy is also a research assistant in the Child Language Interactions and Memory (CLIaM) Lab with Dr. Kimberly Kelly through the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program at Long Beach State. Through her experience in CLIaM lab, Cindy gains direct experience in professional research. She has contributed to projects in the lab by learning and training in transcribing as well as coding language.