Current work and interests
Julia is a PhD student on the Wellcome Trust 4-year Programme in Metabolic and Cardiovascular Disease, working under the supervision of Dr Claudia Langenberg and Dr Maik Pietzner. Her research focuses on the use of multi-omics, and specifically proteomics, to identify mechanisms causing type 2 diabetes and to develop prediction models for disease outcomes.
Background and experience
Julia obtained a bachelor’s degree in biomedical research with honours from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). Her undergraduate research focused on the effect of maternal metabolism on foetal outcomes and DNA methylation patterns.