kayla janke, student lab assistant


As a Student Lab Assistant at WiCell Kayla assists the Stem Cell Bank with various tasks such as restocking supplies and maintaining various pieces of lab equipment.  Kayla is currently a Junior at the University of Wisconsin - Madison with plans to graduate in December 2021.  She is majoring in Genetics and Genomics with a certificate in Stem Cell Sciences.  She hopes to continue her education in graduate school for Regenerative Biology.  In addition to working at WiCell Kayla also works in a genetics lab with Drosophila melanogaster and previously volunteered at Lussier Community Education Center. 

In her free time, she loves to hike, go kayaking, and spend time with her dog, Maple.   

She enjoys the friendly environment at WiCell and supporting the revolutionary stem cell research community.