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Rosario Corona

Rosario Corona

Bioinformatician, David Geffen School of Medicine
Rosario I. Corona is a Bioinformatician and Computational Biologist at UCLA. Ivetth has an undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, a masters degree in Computer Science and a PhD in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She did a postdoc at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center working on the ovarian cancer epigenome. She is interested in the study of the effects of genetic variation in human health. She has studied genetic variation in the context of cancer focusing on noncoding variants. Currently, she is working on identifying genetic variants that cause rare diseases, where she uses multi-omic approaches to prioritize rare variants that might affect gene function and cause disease.