Tina is a second year master's candidate in the V&E Department's new Professional Science Master's Program. Tina was born and raised in Madera, California and obtained her BS in Biology from UC San Diego. Prior to attending UC Davis, she worked in the wine industry at Louis M. Martini Winery, Whitehaven Wine Company (New Zealand) and Quady Winery. Tina's interests and hobbies generally involve the four wonders of the world: wine, cheese, bread and beer. She also enjoys hiking, running, biking and being in the great outdoors, exploring new music, inhaling coffee and baking goodies for her friends.