Douglas Johnson, Ph.D.


Vice Chair for Undergraduate Education

Training & Education

Dr. Johnson received his Ph.D. in 1983 from Purdue University, studying the genetic regulation of amino acid biosynthesis in E. coli with Dr. Ronald Somerville. For postdoctoral research, he performed the initial isolation of the Cdc42 GTPase and characterized its role in cell cycle polarity in Saccharomyces cerevisiae with Dr. John Pringle at the University of Michigan, before joining the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in 1988.


Courses taught:
MMG 002 (SU):  Unseen Worlds: Microbes and You (3 credits)
MMG 101: Microbiology and Infectious Disease (4 credits)
MMG 106: Introduction to Biomedical Research Methods (3 credits)
MMG 222: Advanced Medical Microbiology (4 credits)
MMG 197/198; MMG 297/298: Undergraduate Research (variable)

Microbiology and Molecular Genetics undergraduate majors

Doug Johnson, PhD

Contact Information

Office: 214A Stafford

Phone: 802-656-8203