Gloria is a junior at the University of Arizona majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology where is a Undergraduate Biological Research Program Fellow (UBRP). Gloria previously conducted prostate cancer research in the Department of Pharmacy and Toxicology under Dr. Serrine Lau. Now she works in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology under Dr. Johnny Fares where she is studying Mucolipidosis type IV, a lysosomal storage disorder. Gloria is a Biochemistry Club member and will be serving as the 2016-2017 president. She hopes to pursue a Ph.D. in pharmacology in order to conduct research and inspire young undergraduates to do the same.