Johnson Group News

May 2015: Ryan Limbocker successfully defended his Senior Thesis and Graduated with Honors in Chemistry.
 
April 2015: Rachel Gehringer, Tom Field, and Peter Ruggles have all passed their orals examinations and are now PhD candidates!
 
January 2015: Ryan Limbocker awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship to fund his PhD in Chemistry at the University of Cambridge!
 
January 2015: K-INBRE Symposium- The following awards were won at the 13th Annual K-INBRE Research Conference in Topeka, Kansas: 1. Ryan Limbocker received the Top Platform Presentation Award, 2. Meng Sun received an Award of Excellence for his Platform Presentation, 3. Tom Field won an Award of Excellence for his poster presentation, 4. Mimi Shin won Honorable Mention for her Poster Presentation.
 
December 2014: Mimi Shin completed her orals examination and is now a PhD candidate!
 
November 2014: Tom Field received a Ted Kuwana Travel Award to attend Pittcon 2015 in New Orleans!
 
January 2014: K-INBRE Symposium- Rachel Gehringer and Ryan Limbocker Awarded Poster Awards of Excellence at 12th Annual K-INBRE Research Conference in Kansas City, Kansas.
 
2013: Goldwater Scholarship Awarded to Ryan Limbocker!
 
2013: Dr. Meng Sun has paper published in ACS Analytical Chemistry for his work on microfluidics and voltammetric dopamine detection.
 
2012: Dr. Johnson presented the group’s work on caged compound photoactivation at the 14th International Conference on In Vivo Methods: Monitoring Molecules in Neuroscience, London, UK.
 

2012: Dr. Johnson presented the group’s work on caged compound photoactivation at the 14th International Conference on In Vivo Methods: Monitoring Molecules in Neuroscience, London, UK.

 

2011: Dr. Johnson Awarded an NIH R21 exploratory grant aimed at developing methods for investigating neurotransmitter interactions on fast timescales.

 

2011: Dr. Johnson Awarded a single investigator grant as part of the recently-funded COBRE grant at KU, “Molecular Analysis of Disease Pathways.”  The Johnson group will study interactions between dopamine and other neurotransmitters in Huntington’s disease.


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