Brittany Uhlorn (Forte)

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2015-2016
Portrait of Brittany Uhlorn (Forte)
she, her, hers

Brittany Forte is an Arizona Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program alumnus and is a doctoral student in the Cancer Biology Graduate Interdisciplinary Program. A Pennsylvanian-turned-Texan, Brittany graduated from the University of Arizona in May 2015 with Bachelor of Science degrees in Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology and with a minor in Mathematics. Her undergraduate thesis, based in pharmacology, focused on the novel use of a peptide, Angiotensin-(1-7), as a therapeutic in cancer-induced bone pain. Brittany plans to join the Cancer Biology program to focus on mechanisms of breast cancer memory, invasion, and metastasis.