Asier Fernandez

Asier holds a Bachelor´s degree in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology from the University of the Basque Country and a Master´s degree in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology from the Autonomous University of Madrid.

In May 2021, he started his PhD at the department of genetics from the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) under the supervision of Alex Kurilshikov and Sasha Zhernakova. With a strong interest in deciphering the role of the gut microbiome in health and disease, his research within the Exposome-NL project is focused on linking the internal exposome changes driven by environmental factors to Cardiometabolic Disease.

Asier Fernandez

Contact information

a.fernandez.pato@umcg.nl

University Medical Center Groningen
Department of Genetics, CB50
Building 3211; PO Box 30001
9700 RB Groningen
The Netherlands

Areas of Expertise

Bioinformatics Metagenomics Microbiomics Transcriptomics

Decoding the exposome

Decoding the exposome

Exposome-NL is a Dutch consortium of over fifty scientists from different disciplines, universities and medical centres. Together the scientists will systematically sequence the environmental factors influencing our health.

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