Dr. Antonina Mitrofanova

Rutgers University


Antonina Mitrofanova is an Assistant Professor and Director of Biomedical Informatics Research in the Department of Health Informatics at Rutgers University. Antonina received her PhD in Computer Science from New York University, with the Best Dissertation Award and the Henning Biermann Prize for outstanding contribution to Education at NYU. She completed her PostDoctoral training in Computational Systems Biology at Columbia University, where she was a recipient of Computing Innovation Fellowship from the National Science Foundation and Young Investigator Award from the Prostate Cancer Foundation. At Rutgers, Antonina’s lab develops and applies computational algorithms to elucidate transcriptional and epigenetic mechanisms of cancer progression and to identify optimal therapeutic strategies to target specific cancer malignancies.