Arianna Consiglio graduated summa cum laude in Computer Science in 2006 at the University of Bari with a thesis on Computational Intelligence. From 2007 to 2009 she worked on the development of predictive models for risk assessment. In May 2009 she completed a Master in Information Systems Government at the University of Rome. Since November 2009 she works at CNR in the Institute for Biomedical Technologies (ITB) of Bari, in the Bioinformatics group - first as research fellow and then as researcher - and in 2016 she obtained the Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Bari with a thesis that applies methods of Computational Intelligence to Bioinformatics. Her main research activities are: design and development of algorithms, workflow, applications and bioinformatics databases; statistical analysis of bioinformatics data produced by Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies; application of Computational Intelligence methods to experimental data.