Leah Whitfield

Exec Role: Research Coordinator

Hometown: Franklin, Tennessee

Major(s) and Minor(s): Neuroscience and Biology majors and Chemistry minor

Favorite Biology Topic: AAV Gene Therapy

After UNC plans: After getting my bachelor’s from UNC, I plan on applying to graduate schools to learn more about virology, genomics, and proteins. When I receive my PhD, I plan to join the field of academia!

Fun fact: I have helped my parents with chickens in my backyard in Tennessee! We collect eggs from them and give them to neighbors!