Johnson Lab
johnson lab

Principal Investigator

Pieter Johnson, Principal Investigator, Johnson lab
Dr. Pieter Johnson
Research interests: disease ecology, invasion biology, aquatic ecosystems

Postdoctoral Researchers

Kyle Christianson, Post doctoral Researcher, Johnson lab
Kyle Christianson
Research interests: aquatic ecology, limnology, mountain lakes, climate change
Tara Stewart Merrill, Post doctoral Researcher, Johnson Lab
Tara Stewart Merrill
Research interests: host-parasite interactions, ecological immunology, community ecology, wildlife disease

Graduate Researchers

Brendan Hobart, PhD graduate researcher, student, Johnson Lab
Brendan Hobart
Research interests: niche, biodiversity, parasitism, trophic interactions
Travis McDevitt-Galles, Phd graduate researcher, student, Johnson lab
Travis McDevitt-Galles
Research interests: community ecology, invasive species, parasites of invertebrates
Wynne Moss, Phd graduate researcher, student, Johnson Lab
Wynne Moss
Research interests: community ecology, predator-prey-parasite interactions, conservation, toxoplasmosis

Lab Personnel

Stephanie Dykema, Niwot Ridge, Johnson Lab
Stephanie Dykema
Research interests: alpine ecology, aquatic food webs, terrestrial/aquatic interactions, climate change
Kelly Loria, Lead Research Technician, Johnson Lab
Kelly Loria
Research interests: alpine lakes, zooplankton community dynamics, invasive species, climate change
Jessica Quinn, Johnson Lab
Jessica Quinn
Research interests: parasite ecology, aquatic ecology, citizen science, invasive species
Sarah Von Hoene, Undergraduate Researcher, Johnson Lab
Sarah Von Hoene
Research interests: marine biology and ecology, conservation, invasive species, coral restoration

Undergraduate Researchers

Ben Johnson, Undergraduate Researcher, Johnson Lab
Ben Johnson
Research interests: parasite extended-phenotype hypothesis, parasite host-manipulation, vertebrate development, cell-signaling, epigenetic mechanisms, epithelial-mesenchymal feedback loops (EMIs)
Sammy Yevak, Research Technician, Johnson Lab
Sammy Yevak
Research interests: aquatic biology, marine biology, alpine lakes, climate change, environmental education