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Warren Johnson, Ph.D

Warren Johnson, Ph.D
Associate Professor
LS 451
(920) 465-2275

Research Interests: Protein structure and function, gene regulation, electroporation. Undergraduate students do most current research projects in my lab. Recent projects include: 1) Analysis of Dilution Inactivation of β-galactosidase, 2) A mini Colorimetric Assay based on Pierce 660® Reagent, 3) Effect of Cations on the Stability of β-galactosidase from E. coli, 4) In vitro versus in vivo Comparison of the KM for β-galactosidase from E. coli.

Other Interests: Family, gardening, camping, woodworking

Education: Ph.D., Biochemistry, December 1984, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.; M.S., Chemistry, August 1978, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.; B.A., Chemistry and Biology, May 1973, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN.


  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry Lab
  • Biotechnology and Human Values
  • Introduction to becoming a scientist
  • Biotechnology and Ethics
  • Laboratory Safety