Victor Corces, PhD


Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Human Genetics
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cell and Molecular Biology


Victor Corces, PhD is Professor in the Department of Human Genetics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Corces is a member of the Cell and Molecular Biology Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute and the HERCULES Exposome Research Center in the Rollins School of Public Health.


Dr. Corces received his PhD from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in Madrid, Spain.


The cancer-related research in Dr. Corces' laboratory is studying the mechanisms by which the three-dimensional organization of the chromatin is established and maintained. The transcriptional repressor CTCF and cohesin proteins involved in these processes are often mutated in leukemia and other cancers.


In 2021, Dr. Corces was named to the MilliPub Club, which recognizes current Emory faculty who have published one or more individual papers throughout their careers that have garnered more than 1,000 citations.

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