Kayla Holthaus

Kayla was a research technician in the lab from 2018-2019. She graduated as part of WashU’s class of 2018 with majors in biochemistry and psychology. When not in the lab, she enjoys cooking, finding new running trails, and playing with her dogs. Kayla went on to attend medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin.


Ryan, J.J., M.L. Sprunger, K. Holthaus, J. Shorter and M.E. Jackrel. (2019). Engineered protein disaggregases mitigate toxicity of aberrant prion-like fusion proteins underlying sarcoma. J. Biol. Chem. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA119.009494. pdf file.