Faculty
Oncology Division
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Allegra A. Petti, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Stem Cell Biology
McDonnell Genome Institute

Research Interests

  • Intratumoral expression heterogeneity in AML
  • Tumor evolution at single-cell resolution
  • Interplay among genetic, epigenetic, and immunological heterogeneity in solid tumors

Contact

  • 314-286-0263 (phone)
  • 314-286-1810 (fax)
  • Room 745, Southwest Tower (office)
  • McDonnell Genome Institute
    Washington University School of Medicine
    Campus Box 8501
    4444 Forest Park Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63108
  • Petti Lab

Biosketch

Education
1994-1998 BA, Biology, cum laude, Rice University, Houston, TX
1998-2005 PhD, Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Academic Positions
2005-2006 Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
2006-2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
2012-2013 Research Associate/Assistant Professor, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2013-2014 Staff Scientist, McDonnell Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2014-2017 Instructor, Department of Medicine and McDonnell Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2017-present Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Division of Oncology) and McDonnell Genome Institute, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
1994 National Science Scholar
1996 Rice Undergraduate Scholar's Program
1997 American Society for Microbiology Research Fellowship
1998-2001 Genetics Training Grant (Harvard Medical School)
2008-2010 Ruth Kirschstein Institutional Postdoctoral Fellowship (Princeton University)
2016-2019 Paul Calabresi K12 Career Development Award in Clinical Oncology (Cancer Genomics Track)