Allie is a second year PhD student at Weill Cornell, interested in the mutational processes that shape the cancer genome. Mutational signature analysis has revealed a widespread and persistent putative APOBEC-associated signature. The APOBECs are a family of cytosine deaminases with diverse, but important functions in antibody diversification and innate immunity. Her graduate studies will focus on the role of APOBECs in cancer-associated mutagenesis. Outside of the lab, Allie enjoys playing softball and tennis.