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Nhien Lu (Tee Jay) (She/her)

Nhien Lu, also known as Tee Jay, was born in Southern Vietnam and moved to San Francisco, California at the age of 13. She began her academic journey at the Community College of San Francisco and later transferred to San Francisco State University, where she pursued a bachelor’s degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. While she finds joy in studying cell and molecular biology, Tee Jay is also interested in exploring other fields of biology such as microbiology and immunology. Outside of academic pursuits and time in the lab, Tee Jay finds pleasure in creating craft cocktails and exploring new cooking recipes, as well as immersing herself in nature. Tee Jay acknowledges that lack of preparation and tardiness induce stress in her, driving her commitment to thorough readiness. She values kindness and care from others, and her preferred study atmosphere involves learning new biology concepts amidst the serene tones of Lofi playlists, accompanied by a cup of Philz coffee. In the company of friends, . In her leisure time, Tee Jay bonds with friends over board games, engaging conversations, and exploring new places and foods.