Michael D. L. Johnson received his bachelors from Duke University. He obtained a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Biophysics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he studied the effects of calcium on bacterial motility and attachment under the mentorship of Matthew Redinbo. For his postdoctoral training, Michael Johnson went to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in order to work with Jason Rosch on metal homeostasis of Streptococcus pneumoniae and subsequently with Douglas Green on the mechanisms of LC3-associated phagocytosis. Michael Johnson joined the faculty of the University of Arizona in 2016.
Miranda Neubert received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Boston University. After working in Neuroscience at OHSU and the Portland VA Medical Center for over 10 years, Miranda enthusiastically joined the Johnson Lab in July 2016. In her spare time, Miranda enjoys organizing large art projects, gardening, cooking and hiking.