Melissa B. Davis, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Department of Surgery, Scientific Director of the International Center for the Study of Breast Cancer Subtypes, Weill Cornell Medical College and co-author of more than 20 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles. She is a classically trained molecular geneticist with expertise in genomics and systems biology. She uses this skillset to unravel the multifocal contributions to cancer risk, disparities in clinical oncology outcomes and link this information back to genetic ancestry, particularly Sub-Saharan West African Ancestry. Click here to learn more about her background and professional interests.