Dr. Hume received her DVM, Cum Laude, in 2003 from Auburn University and received her Board Certification in Veterinary Internal Medicine, Specialty of Oncology, in 2008. She completed her three-year residency at North Carolina State University prior to receiving one of the first Cornell Clinical Fellows awards made in 2008. Dr. Hume’s long term goals are to interact with clinician and basic scientists at all levels of cancer biology, recognizing the need to marry the two vital tracks. Mentoring and teaching undergraduate students, graduate students, and oncology residents in both clinical and molecular oncology is one of Dr. Hume’s overarching career goals.