Marcel Wehrli, Ph.D.



Associate Professor

Office: RJH 5590 | 503 494-0245
Lab: RJH 5566 | 503 494-5150
Research Interests
Pubmed Search

Graduate Program Memberships

Cancer Biology

Professional Memberships

Genetics Society of America
American Society for Cell Biology


1984 – 1987     Biochemistry, B.S. & M.S., Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
1989 – 1993     Molecular Biology, Ph.D., University of Zurich (performed at Cambridge)
1993 – 1998     Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Genetics and Development, Columbia University
1998 – 2001     Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept. of Genetics and Development, University of Pensylvania


2001 – 2010         Assistant Professor, CDB, OHSU
2010 – Present     Associate Professor, CDB, OHSU
2002 – Present     Member, Knight Cancer Institute, OHSU

Selected Publications

Kremer, S.A., Erdeniz, N., Peterson-Nedry, W.P., Swanson, E.A., Wehrli, M. (2010). Mutations in Axin contact amino acids causes phenotypes ranging from severe to wild type. Developmental Biology 337, 110-23. Download

Peterson-Nedry, W., Erdeniz, N., Baig-Lewis, S., Kremer, S., Wehrli, M. (2008). Unexpectedly robust assembly of the Axin destruction complex regulates Wnt/Wg signaling in Drosophila as revealed by analysis in vivo. Developmental Biology 320, 226-41. Download