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Lab Personnel

Johnson Lab 2016: Kevin, Dr. J, John, Andrew, Emily, Colton, Conner, Melinda, Collin, Cosmo in disguise, David

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

Dr. J moving equipment
David Bates
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Graduate Student
Pursuing Ph.D. in MMBio
From: Mount Pleasant, IA
Studying the effect of histone tail modifications on nucleosome formation.
John Carter
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Graduate Student
Pursuing an M.S. in MMBio
From: Orem, UT
Studying nucleosome positioning in transgene expression.
Kevin Adams
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Graduate Student
Pursuing an M.S. in MMBio
From: Oceanside, CA
Studying chromatin architecture in mononuclear cells.
Davis Garner
Undergraduate Researcher
B.S., Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics
From: Thousand Oaks, CA
Studying role of single nulceotide polymorphisms in nucleosome positioning.
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Former Graduate Students

Ashley Wright
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M.S.
Molecular Biology
2014
Collin Skousen
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M.S.
Molecular Biology
2016
Colton Kempton
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Ph.D.
Microbiology 2017
Professor of Biology at
Arizona Western College
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Former Lab Managers

Julie Roberts
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Former Lab Manager
B.S., Genetics and Biotechnology
Doing a Ph.D. at UCSD
Melinda Beccari
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Former Lab Manager
Doing a Ph.D. at UCSD
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Former Undergraduate Students

Ben May
Former Undergraduate Researcher
Kristi Jameson
Former Undergraduate Researcher
Elliot Winters
Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Exercise Science 2011
Anesthesiology Resident at 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
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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
Julie Roberts
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Genetics and Biotechnology
Doing 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
Jonathan Wilcock
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Microbiology
Currently in Medical School
Marcus Vranes
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.A., Spanish
Currently in Medical School
Tara Hammond
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology
McKay Daines
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.A., Communications
Sharisa Nay
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology
Hyrum Shumway
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Microbiology
Working on Master's at BYU in Rich Robison's lab
Jordon Ritchie
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics
Octamer reconstruction, DNA random shearing, working on Ph.D. in Bioinformatics
Bradley Taylor
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology
Focus on role that single nulceotide polymorphisms play in nucleosome positioning.
Daniel Evans​​
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.A., Chinese
Currently in Medical School
Katie Church
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Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology
Hailey Hein
Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Molecular Biology 2018
Currently doing a Master's Degree in Genetic Counseling
Conner Nielsen ​​
Former Undergraduate Researcher
Major: B.S., Exercise Science 2018
Currently in Medical School
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