Victoria (Tori) McFarlane

Victoria (Tori) McFarlane

Tori graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in May 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a Minor in Chemistry, completing an Honors Thesis investigating the microbial and metabolic impacts of surgical and dietary weight loss interventions for obesity in a preclinical breast cancer model. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science degree as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Chapel Hill Hursting Lab within the Gillings School of Global Public Health, where she studies the interaction between gut microbiota composition and immunotherapy response in the context of basal-like breast cancer.