John Budde, AB

Lab Manager

John is responsible for maintaining equipment in the lab, training new lab members, and managing local computing and storage infrastructure. Additionally, John implements the automated analysis pipelines for the various types of data that the lab handles, principally Illumina sequencing WGS data. John received his AB in Biology from Washington University and began working for Dr. Cruchaga in 2015. He previously worked in the laboratory of Dr. Alison Goate (now at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai), studying the genetics of Alcohol and Nicotine Dependence.