Karl received his PhD from the University of California in San Francisco, did his post-doctoral research at Stanford, and joined UCSD as Assistant Professor in 2008. He is currently a Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine.
Pooja joined the lab in August 2018, after completing her PhD at the University of Virginia.
Diana graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2015 with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and Biology. She completed a MS in Regenerative Medicine from Cal Poly SLO as a CIRM intern in the lab in June 2017. After graduating with her MS degree, Diana joined the lab as a Research Technician. She is currently studying the potential of targeting the Frizzled 7 receptor in the WNT signaling pathway as an anti-cancer treatment.
Jordan graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Physiology and Neuroscience. He joined the lab in January 2016 and plans to continue learning lab techniques and building his knowledge base in order to contribute to the lab.
Neya is a BS/MS student at UCSD. She joined the Willert lab in June 2018. She is interested in the Wnt-Frizzled pathway because of its importance in development, and implication in disease. She hopes to gain a better understanding of the scientific process and learn lab techniques.
Naycari De Luna