Thomas E. Johnson

Thomas E. Johnson, Ph.D.
Department of Integrative Physiology
Institute for Behavorial Genetics
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0447
phone: 303-492-0279
fax: 303-492-8063
e-mail: johnsont@colorado.edu

Research Interests

Education

  • 1966-1970, B. Sc., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • 1970-1975, Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Professional Experience

  • 1975-1977, Research Associate, Cornell University

  • 1977-1982, Research Associate, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

  • 1981-1982, Fellow, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

  • 1982-1988, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine, CA.

  • 1988-1996, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, and Fellow, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

  • 1996-2004, Professor, Department of Psychology, and Fellow, Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

  • 2004-Present, Professor, Department of Integrative Physiology, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Honors and Awards

  • 1986, Fellow, American Federation for Aging Research

  • 1986, Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

  • 1990, 2000, Elected Member of the Board of Directors for the American Aging Association

  • 1990, Elected Chair, Biological Sciences Section, Gerontological Society of America

  • 1993, Busse Research Award for Biomedical Gerontology, International Association for Gerontolovy

  • 1994, 1997, Elected Chair, Gordon Conference on the Biology of Aging

  • 1995, Nathan Shock Memorial Lecture, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging

  • 1998, Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar

  • 2000, Elected to the Board of Directors for the American Aging Association

  • 2002, Co-Recipient of Sam Goldstein Award for best paper published in the Journal of Gerontology, Biological Sciences during 2001-2002

  • 2002, Recipient of Robert W. Kleemeier Award, Gerontological Society of America

  • 2003, Appointed to Cellular Mechanisms in Aging and Development (CMAD) Study Section, Biology of Development and Aging Integrated Review Group

  • 2004, Co-Recipient with Research Associate Brad Rikke, Sam Goldstein Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences during 2003-2004

  • 2006, Elected President of American Aging Association

  • 2008, Editor-in-Chief, Experimental Gerontology

  • 2009, Recipient of Schober Prize, Martin Luther University, Halle, Germany

Recent Publications