Geoffrey Wahl


Gene Expression Laboratory

Daniel and Martina Lewis Chair

Geoffrey Wahl
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - Publications


Dravis C, Spike BT, Harrell JC, Johns C, Trejo C, Southard-Smith EM, Perou CM, Wahl GM (2015)
Sox10 regulates stem/progenitor and mesenchymal cell states in mammary epithelial cells. Cell Reports, 12, 12, p2035–2048.

Li Y-C, Rodewald LW, Hoppmann C, Wong ET, Wang L, Wahl G (2014) A Versatile Platform to Analyze Low-Affinity and Transient Protein-Protein Interactions in Living Cells in Real Time. Cell Reports, 9, 5, p1946–1958.

Spike BT, Booker E, Kalathur M, Rodewald R, Lipianskaya J, La J, He M, Wahl GM, Gray PC of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and Kelber JA, Wright T, and Klemke R of the University of California San Diego. (2014) CRIPTO/GRP78 Signaling Maintains Fetal and Adult Mammary Stem Cells Ex Vivo. Stem Cell Reports, 2, 4, p427-439.

Spike BT, Engle DD, Lin JC, Cheung SK, La J, Wahl GM (2012) A mammary stem cell population identified and characterized in late embryogenesis reveals similarities to human breast cancer. Cell Stem Cell, 10, 2, p183-197


BA, Bacteriology, UCLA
PhD, Biological Chemistry, Harvard University
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

Awards & Honors

  • 2014, Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS)
  • 2013, Fellow, American Association for Cancer Research
  • Scientific Advisory Board, Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • 2010, Susan G. Komen Scholar
  • 2008, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow
  • 2005-06, President, American Association for Cancer Research