David J. Kast, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology

Research Interests

Biogenesis and dynamics of intracellular membrane compartments; molecular mechanisms and regulation of cytoskeleton and membrane interactions.

Professional Education
  • BS: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2000, Physics
  • MS: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2004, Physics
  • PhD: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2010, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
  • Postdoc: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2017, Physiology
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