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Welcome to the Khokha Lab!

The Khokha lab is interested in the genes and developmental mechanisms that lead to birth defects (congenital malformations). Our approach is novel gene discovery in congenital malformation patients followed by developmental mechanism discovery in Xenopus.

Highlighted Publication

Hwang WY, Kostiuk V, González DP, Lusk CP, Khokha MK. Kap-β2/Transportin mediates β-catenin nuclear transport in Wnt signaling. Elife. 2022 Oct 27;11:e70495. doi: 10.7554/eLife.70495. PMID: 36300792; PMCID: PMC9665845.