Henrik O'Brien

Graduate Student, Johnson Lab, Immunobiology Track

Henrik received his BS in Biology from the University of Utah in 2016. He joined Dr. Johnson's lab in March of 2018 and is pursuing a PhD in Molecular Medicine – Immunobiology. He is interested in identifying and understanding bacterial pathways utilized in overcoming copper stress. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, playing board games, and solving puzzles.

Recent Publications


O'Brien, H., J. W. Alvin, S. V. Menghani, K. Van Doorslaer, and M. D. L. Johnson, "Rules of expansion: an updated consensus operator site for the CopR/Y family of bacterial copper exporter system repressors", mSphere.00411-20 , vol. 1128, 05/2020.