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Sean Johnson

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Biochemistry

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Biochemistry, Duke University, 2003
BS, Chemistry, (Biochemistry), Utah State University, 1996

Awards

College of Science Valedictorian Faculty Escort, 2013

USU College of Science

Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year, 2012

USU College of Science

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, 2006

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Pauling Prize for Poster Presentation at the American Crystallographic Association Annual Meeting, 2001

Travel Award for the Time Resolved Crystallography Workshop, Advance Photon Source, 2001

Paul Sigler Poster Prize, 2000

Mid-Atlantic Protein Crystallography Conference

Publications - Abstracts

  • Kuznetsov, V.I, Johnson, S.J, Hengge, A.C, (2012). High resolution structure of the phosphatase VHZ explains unexpectedsubstrate specificity, and suggests the presence of metavanadate at theactive site. FASEB JOURNAL *
  • Huefner, S.A, Brandao, T.A, Johnson, S.J, Hengge, A.C, (2008). CHED 176-Protein-tyrosine phosphatases: Comparing the effects ofmutation on protein conformation and catalysis. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY *
  • Brandao, T.A, Huefner, S.A, Johnson, S.J, Hengge, A.C, (2008). BIOL 97-Protein conformational changes in catalysis by protein-tyrosinephosphatases. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY *

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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    Publications - Fact Sheets

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      Publications - Curriculum

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        Publications - Journal Articles

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        Publications - Literary Journal

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          Publications - MultiMedia

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            Publications - Technical Reports

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              Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                Publications - Other

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                  Scheduled Teaching

                  CHEM 6750 - Principles of Structural Biology, Fall 2016

                  CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Fall 2016

                  CHEM 7800 - Seminar, Fall 2016

                  CHEM 7770 - Special Topics in Biochemistry (Topic), Fall 2016

                  CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Summer 2016

                  CHEM 5720 - General Biochemistry Laboratory, Spring 2016

                  CHEM 5720 - General Biochemistry Laboratory, Spring 2016

                  CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Spring 2016

                  CHEM 7800 - Seminar, Spring 2016

                  CHEM 6700 - Advanced Biochemistry I, Fall 2015

                  CHEM 5070 - Biophysical Chemistry, Fall 2015

                  CHEM 7770 - Special Topics in Biochemistry (Topic), Fall 2015

                  CHEM 4890 - Undergraduate Biochemistry Seminar, Fall 2015

                  CHEM 5720 - General Biochemistry Laboratory, Spring 2015

                  CHEM 6700 - Advanced Biochemistry I, Fall 2014

                  CHEM 7770 - Special Topics in Biochemistry (Topic), Fall 2014

                  CHEM 7770 - Special Topics in Biochemistry (Topic), Fall 2014

                  CHEM 5720 - General Biochemistry Laboratory, Spring 2014

                  CHEM 1120 - General Chemistry II, Spring 2014

                  CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Spring 2014

                  CHEM 5720 - General Biochemistry Laboratory, Spring 2013

                  CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Spring 2013

                  CHEM 7800 - Seminar, Spring 2013

                  CHEM 6750 - Principles of Structural Biology, Fall 2012

                  CHEM 5720 - General Biochemistry Laboratory, Spring 2012

                  CHEM 4800 - Research Problems, Spring 2012

                  CHEM 7800 - Seminar, Spring 2012

                  CHEM 4890 - Undergraduate Biochemistry Seminar, Spring 2012

                  CHEM 4890 - Undergraduate Biochemistry Seminar, Fall 2011

                  CHEM 7970 - DISSERTATION RSRCH, Spring 2011

                  CHEM 5720 - GENERAL BIOCHEM LAB, Spring 2011

                  CHEM 5720 - GENERAL BIOCHEM LAB, Spring 2011

                  CHEM 4800 - RESEARCH PROBLEMS (CI), Spring 2011

                  CHEM 7970 - PhD Dissertation Research, Fall 2010

                  CHEM 6750 - Principles of Structural Biology, Fall 2010


                  Graduate Students Mentored

                  Keith Olsen, Chemistry & Biochemistry, August 2016
                  Jacqueline Johnson, Chemistry & Biochemistry 2016
                  Lacy Taylor, Chemistry & Biochemistry 2015
                  Stephen Bux, Chemistry & Biochemistry 2015
                  Jeremy Bakelar, Chemistry & Biochemistry - February 2015
                  Lacy Taylor, Chemistry & Biochemistry 2014
                  Anna Lytle, Chemistry & Biochemistry 2013
                  Ryan Jackson, Chemistry & Biochemistry 2012