PhD Student, Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias, National Institutes of Health
Pilar Alvarez Jerez is a PhD student within the long read team at the Center for Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias (CARD), NIH. Her current work focuses on using long read technologies to identify the role of structural variants on gene expression and methylation within neurodegenerative diseases, most notably Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Before coming to NIH, Pilar got her Bachelor’s in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology from the University of Florida.
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