Stephen L. Johnson Symposium

September 21, 2018
12:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Connor Auditorium (Farrell LTC, Medical Campus)

The James S. McDonnell Department of Genetics invites you to attend the Stephen L. Johnson Symposium. We hope you will be able to join us as we celebrate the life of Dr. Stephen Johnson.


  • 12:15p        Introduction
  • 12:30p       John Rawls (Duke University), “Microbial Regulation of Intestinal Epithelial Gene Expression”
  • 1:00p         Judith Eisen (University of Oregon), “Remembrances of Steve and Beyond: Zebrafish as a Model to Investigate Interactions Between the Microbiome and Nervous System”
  • 1:30p         Gary Patti (WashU Chemistry), “Stories of Zebrafish Metabolomics Loaded with Chekhov’s Forbidden Guns”
  • 2:00p         Kelly Monk (Oregon Health Science University), “Molecular and Genetic Analysis of Myelination”
  • 2:30p         Break
  • 3:00p         Kenneth Poss (Duke University), “Screening for Triggers of Heart Regeneration”
  • 3:30p         David Parichy (University of Virginia), “Zebrafish Pigment Pattern: 20 Years On”
  • 4:00p         Marnie Halpern (Carnegie Institution for Science), “Genetic, Reverse Genetic and Transgenic Strategies: Under the Influence of Steve”
  • 4:30p         Jonathan Gitlin (Marine Biological Laboratory), “Peptidylglycine Alpha-Amidating Monooxygenase in Early Vertebrate Development”
  • Reception following talks

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For inquiries contact Debbie Peterson.