Kayla Janke, Assistant Research Specialist

As an Assistant Research Specialist at WiCell Kayla is is responsible for assisting the Characterization team with receiving and preparing samples for characterization testing.  She is a recent graduate from UW-Madison where she majored in Genetics & Genomics with a certificate in Stem Cell Sciences. Kayla previously worked as a student lab assistant at WiCell before being hired full-time. She also worked as an undergraduate researcher in the UW Genetics-Biotechnology Center studying sex chromosome aneuploidy in Drosophila Melanogaster.

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.