Jenna K. Johnson

UMN MSTP student Jenna Johnson

Email: joh15066@umn.edu

Entering class: 2017

Education:  
Luther College
Biology and History majors
B.A., 2016

MSTP Student Governance:

  • Student Advisory Committee, 2017-2018
  • Student Admissions and Recruitment Committee, 2019-2020

Thesis Advisor: Brian Fife, Ph.D.


Publications (pubmed)

Martinov T, Swanson LA, Breed ER, Tucker CG, Dwyer AJ, Johnson JK, Mitchell JS, Sahli NL, Wilson JC, Singh LM, Hogquist KA, Spanier JA, Fife BT. Programmed Death-1 Restrains the Germinal Center in Type 1 Diabetes. J Immunol. 2019 Aug 15;203(4):844-852.

Johnson JK, Miller JS. Current strategies exploiting NK-cell therapy to treat haematologic malignancies. Int J Immunogenet. 2018 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print] Review.

Work prior to the UMN MSTP:

Johnson JK, Wright PW, Li H, Anderson SK. Identification of trophoblast-specific elements in the HLA-C core promoter. HLA. 2018 Nov;92(5):288-297. PMCID: PMC6251741

Li H, Ivarsson MA, Walker-Sperling VE, Subleski J, Johnson JK, Wright PW, Carrington M, Björkström NK, McVicar DW, Anderson SK. Identification of an elaborate NK-specific system regulating HLA-C expression. PLoS Genet. 2018 Jan 12;14(1):e1007163. PMCID: PMC5785035

Morrison EA, Sanchez JC, Ronan JL, Farrell DP, Varzavand K, Johnson JK, Gu BX, Crabtree GR, Musselman CA. DNA binding drives the association of BRG1/hBRM bromodomains with nucleosomes. Nat Commun. 2017 Jul 14;8:16080. PMCID: PMC5519978

Fawcett EM, Hoyt JM, Johnson JK, Miller DL. Hypoxia disrupts proteostasis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Aging Cell. 2015 Feb;14(1):92-101. PMCID: PMC4326909


CONTACT MEDICAL SCIENTIST TRAINING PROGRAM (MD/ PhD)

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