Xiarou Dong, BS
Graduate Research Assistant

Xiaoru (Ruby) Dong is a first year PhD student studying Biostatistics.  Ruby joined the Brusko lab in 2019 to study single-cell genomics, biostatistics, and complexity and functional importance of these concepts in Type 1 Diabetes. Ruby’s project aim is to investigate the longitudinal cytokine response and methylation profiles of patients in the TN19 trial. She is working on analyzing the methylation of CpG sites within genes to identify changes over the treatment course and for patients who responded to the treatment over time.