John E. Johnson Professor
Dept. of Molecular Biology
Carthage College, Kenosha, WI B.A. 1967 Chemistry
Iowa State University, Ames, IA Ph.D. 1972 Physical Chemistry
Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN Post Ph.D. 1972-1975 Virus Crystallography
1972-1975 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, W.Lafayette, IN.
1975-1977 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, W.Lafayette, IN.
1978-1981 Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, W.Lafayette, IN.
1981-1985 Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, W.Lafayette, IN.
1985-06/30/1995 Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, W.Lafayette, IN.
07/01/1995-Present Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA.
01/01/1986-07/31/1986 Visiting Professor, Institute Biologie Moleculaire et Cellulaire, Strasbourg, France.
01/01/1993-07/31/1993 Visiting Member, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA.
07/01/1998-Present Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA.
12/2010-Present Eldon R. Strahm endowed chair in Structural Virology
1985-1989 Member, National Institutes of Health Biophysical and Biochemical Study Section.
1989 Purdue Chapter Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award Recipient
1991-Present Board of Governors, Consortium for Advanced Radiation Sources, University of Chicago.
1994-1998 Board of Scientific Councilors, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD.
1996-2002 Board of Scientific Councilors: NIAMS (Arthritis, Muscoloskeletal and Skin Diseases).
1999-Present Scientific Advisory Board (Chairman) NIGMS/NCI Synchrotron Beamline Development.
2000-2005 Scientific Advisory Board Finnish National Science Academy.
1998-Present Scientific Advisory Board Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri.
2004-Present Scientific Advisory Board International Society for Nanoscale Science, Computation and Engineering.
2007-Present Scientific Advisory Board NIH National Resource for Automated Molecular Microscopy (NRAMM)
2007-Present Scientific Advisory Board Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
2008-2010 Scientific Advisory Board European Structural Biology Consortium (SPINE II)
2010-2013 Scientific Advisory Board National Biomedical Computation Resource UCSD
2010-2013 Proposal Review Panel Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS) Stanford
1994-1998 International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses.
1998-Present Editorial Board, Virology.
1992-1998 Editorial Board, Biophysical Journal.
1998-2003 Editorial Board, Journal of General Virology.
1998-Present Editorial Board, Structure.
1998-Present Editorial Board, Journal of Molecular Recognition.
2002-2005 Editorial Board, Journal of Structural Biology.
2002-2012 MERIT award NIGMS GM34220-19.
6/2002 Co Organizer (with Margaret Killian) FASEB Virus Assembly Meeting, Saxtons River VT.
1/5/2000-1/20/2000 Travel fellowship/lectureship Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science.
1/7/2001-1/23/2001 Travel fellowship/lectureship Taiwan National Science Committee.
10/1/2003-10/30/2003 Visiting Lecturer National University of Singapore.
1996 Kaesberg Lecturer, American Society for Virology Annual Meeting, London, Ontario.
3/2004 Mathers Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Indiana, Bloomington.
4/2004 Colter Lecture, Department of Biochemistry, University of Alberta, Edmondton, Alberta.
7/2004 Keynote (Harold S. Ginsberg) Lecture, American Society for Virology Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec.
3/2006 Frank Nelson Distinguished Lecturer, Montana State University, Bozeman.
2007 Carthage College Distinguished Alumnus
2008 American Chemical Society (San Diego Section) Distinguished Scientist
2009-2012 Appointed to the Council of The National Institute of General Medical Sciences NIH
11/1996 Modified Plant Viruses as Vectors European Patent No. 92 907 583.6.
2/1998 Modified Plant Viruses as Vectors US Patent, approved/No.: pending.
2007 Dow Chemical Co.Global Innovator Award (US patent 7,208,655)