Kayla Justiss

Veterinary student

School of Veterinary Medicine
Texas Tech University


Kayla is a veterinary student who joined the Fon Tacer lab in the summer of 2023 as part of the Veterinary Research Scholars Program. She studied the crossroads of equine and human cancer biology to find novel preventative and therapy opportunities for horses and humans. In particular, Kayla investigated the expression of MAGEs in equine melanoma samples.