James Antonio Najera, MS

PhD Student
Graduation Date: 
2026

Education: University of California, San Diego (BS, Microbiology; BS, Public Health), University of Washington (MS,Genetic Epidemiology)

Research Interests: My broad research interests focus on population genetics, gene-environment interaction, and big data analytics for omics. My previous research at the University of Washington focused on the exploration of HLAalleles and haplotypes associated with the progression of Type 1 Diabetes. As a doctoral student, I aim to use genomic research to improve health equity among underserved communities.