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.
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.Read More