Dr. Julia Westman is a Postdoctoral Fellow in in the Marth laboratory at the Center for Nanomedicine and Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, University of California Santa Barbara. She obtained her M.Sc. degree in 2010 and her PhD in 2015 from Lund University, Sweden. Her thesis focused on carbohydrate blood groups and the glycosyltransferases responsible of their synthesis. Dr. Westman joined the Marth lab in 2017 and is working on protein glycosylation in mechanisms controlling protein homeostasis and the onset of disease.