Yuetiva K. Deming, PhD

Yuetiva K. Deming, PhD

PostDoc Research Associate: University of Wisconsin–Madison

Umber Dube

Umber Dube

MSTP Student

Umber is an MD/Ph.D student in the Neuroscience program at Washington University School of Medicine. He completed a Joint Honours Science and Economics degree at the University of Waterloo (Canada). Umber is interested in leveraging omics data to better understand, diagnose, and treat disease.

Jorge Del-Aguila, PhD

Jorge Del-Aguila, PhD

Senior Scientist

Dr. Del-Aguila is a Senior Scientist at Cruchaga lab. He received his doctoral studies on Human and Molecular Genetics at the UTHealth and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center under the mentorship of Dr. Eric Boerwinkle. He worked in a particular case of gene environment interaction, pharmacogenomics using different bioinformatics tools. After his doctoral studies, he joined Dr. Cruchaga’ s lab  in where he applied his skills to work in the identification and characterization of genetic variants implicated in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) using GWAS, WES, WGS, Imaging(PIB) and NGS (Imaging, RNA-seq, single-nuclei RNA-seq). In 2019 he was promoted to senior scientist in Dr. Cruchaga lab leading the projects focused on single nuclei brain RNA-seq analyses.