David J. Kast, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Cell Biology and Physiology

Office: (314) 273-1852; Lab: (314) 273-1854
kast@wustl.edu

Research Interests: Long-term goal of research is to understand fundamental cellular and molecular mechanisms that drive the biogenesis and dynamics of intracellular membrane compartments, including endocytic vesicles, the endoplasmic reticulum, the Golgi apparatus, and mitochondria.


Professional Education

  • B.S.: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2000, Physics
  • M.S.: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2004, Physics
  • Ph.D.: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2010, BIochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
  • Postdoc: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2017, Physiology