Dr. Nhi Cao received her B.S. in Biology from UNC-Charlotte and her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona, where she majored in Entomology and minored in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. While a graduate student, she received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship as well as the BioME fellowship, which is an NSF GK-12 teaching fellowship. She has experience in teaching and in mentoring undergraduate research students. Her goal is to promote undergraduate student success and research experiences.