Joshua  Hakala

Assistant Professor of Biology

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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Biology Marquette University 2019
B.A. Biochemistry Lakeland University 2013
B.S. Physics, emphasis in Astronomy University of Wisconsin - La Crosse 2007


I have been married for over a decade and have a five-year old daughter and two year-old twin daughters. I love to bike, throw Frisbee, read Stephen King and spy books, and eat sushi. Most of all, I love to talk about, learn, and teach science!

Research, Presentations & Publications

As a graduate student, I investigated the mechanisms governing carrier domain translocation and positioning in the enzyme pyruvate carboxylase. I have presented posters at many conferences and given an oral presentation at the Experimental Biology 2018 conference in San Diego, CA.