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TWITTER: Dr. Johnson continues community outreach through his twitter account: @blacksciblog


National Summer Undergraduate Research Project OPENS!  6/15/20 A community-driven initiative to create rewarding remote summer research opportunities for BIPOC undergraduate students in the microbial sciences. Become  a mentor TODAY!

The Johnson Lab is proud to announce that we have been awarded $60,000 for our COVID-19 Rapid Turn-Around Seed Grant proposal, The Use of Novel Copper Ionophores to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Persistence 

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Could Copper Disable the Virus Behind COVID-19?

Characterization of consensus operator site for Streptococcus pneumoniae copper repressor, CopY  

   Henrik O’Brien, Joseph W. Alvin, Sanjay V. Menghani, Koenraad Van Doorslaer, Michael D. L. Johnson

Dynamic pneumococcal genetic adaptations support bacterial growth and inflammation during coinfection with influenza 

   Amanda P. Smith, Lindey C. Lane, Tim van Opijnen, Stacie Woolard, Robert Carter, Amy Iverson, Corinna Burnham, Peter Vogel, Dana         Roeber, Gabrielle Hochu, Michael D.L. Johnson, Jonathan A. Smith


July 2016

The Johnson Lab starts its operation.