Lab Personnel

Johnson lab 2016  Back row:  Kevin, Dr. J, John, Andrew, Emily, Colton, Conner, Melinda.  Front row:  Collin, Cosmo (in disguise), David





Dr. Steven Johnson Steven Johnson Principal Investigator
Ph.D., Molecular Biology, Yale University, 2004
From:  Provo, UT

Dr. J moving important equipment


David Bates Graduate Student
Pursuing a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Molecular Biology
From: Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Studying the effect of histone tail modifications on nucleosome formation.

John Carter Graduate Student
Pursuing an M.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Biology
From: Orem, Utah
Studying nucleosome positioning in transgene expression. 

Kevin Adams Graduate Student
Pursuing an M.S. in Microbiology and Molecular Biology
From: Oceanside, California
Studying chromatin architecture in mononuclear cells.
  Davis Garner Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S. Molecular Biology and Genomics
From: Thousand Oaks, California
My work focuses on understanding the role that single nulceotide polymorphisms play in nucleosome positioning.










Lab Alumni

Former Graduate Students

Ashley Wright Ashley Wright​
M.S., Molecular Biology 2014



Collin Skousen
M.S., Molecular Biology 2016


Colton Kempton
Colton Kempton
Ph.D., Microbiology 2017
Currently a professor of Biology at Arizona Western College

 

 

 

 

Former Lab Managers



Julie Roberts Former Lab Manager
B.S. Genetics and Biotechnology
Currently doing a Ph.D. at UCSD

 



Melinda Beccari Former Lab Manager
Currently doing a Ph.D. at UCSD

 

 

 

 

Former Undergraduate Students

 

  Ben May Former Undergraduate Researcher
   
  Kristi Jameson Former Undergraduate Researcher
   

Elliot Winters Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Exercise Science 2011
Currently an Anesthesiology Resident at the University of Virginia


  Niranjan Baral Former Undergraduate Researcher
   
  Ben Jorgensen Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Biology 2011
Currently in Medical School
   
  Zack Loud Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., 
Currently in Medical School in Florida


Kellie Hecht Kellie Hecht Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology 2012



  Brett Ipson Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology 2012
Currently in MD/PhD program in Texas
   
Kade McQuivey
Kade McQuivey Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Exercise Science



  Scott Wilkes Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology 2012
   
  Julie Roberts Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Genetics and Biotechnology
Currently doing a Ph.D. at UCSD
   
  Scott Nelson Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., 



  Samantha Martinez Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., 

   
  Mark Murdock Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., 

 
  Justin Ibey Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology 2012


 Johnathan Wilcock Jonathan Wilcock Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Microbiology
Currently in Medical School
 Marcus Vranes Marcus Vranes Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.A., Spanish
Currently in Medical School
 Tara Hammond Tara Hammond Former Undergraduate Student
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology
 McKay Daines McKay Daines Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.A., Communications
 Sharisa Nay Sharisa Nay Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology
 Hyrum Shumway Hyrum Shumway Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Microbiology
Currently working on a Master's at BYU in Rich Robison's lab 
 Jordan Ritchie
Jordon Ritchie Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics
Octamer reconstruction, DNA random shearing 
Currently working on a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics
 

Bradley Taylor Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S. Molecular Biology
My work focuses on understanding the role that single nulceotide polymorphisms play in nucleosome positioning.

Daniel Evans​​ Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.A. Chinese
Currently in Medical School


Katie Church Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S. Molecular Biology