David Nhek is a research technician in the Stathopoulos Lab. He graduated from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR with a B.A in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. David previously worked in Dr. Greg Hermann's lab where he studied the biogenesis of lysosome-related organelles in C. elegans. His current research in the Stathopoulos lab focuses on the mechanisms of FGF protein signaling pathways. Outside of research, David likes to explore different neighborhoods in East Los Angeles and find the best cafes with the best espresso tonic.