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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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