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Faculty and Staff

Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson

Assistant Professor of Biology and Greenhouse Supervisor


B.A., Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Ph.D., University of British Columbia

Office Location: Blocker 101
Phone: 757-757-455-3248
Department/s: Biology

Karen Renzaglia, Renee Lopez-Smith and Eric Johnson, 2015. Callose is localized to a spore special wall prior to sporopollenin deposition in the developing tetrad of the liverwort Sphaerocarpos michelii. Planta,241: 615-627.

Eric Johnson, Reinhard Jetter, and Geoffrey Wasteneys.  2014. A rapid induction of the triterpenoid pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana mesophyll protoplasts. Biotechnology Letters 36: 855-858.

Eric Johnson.  2012. A profile of the expression of a metabolic gene cluster in Arabidopsis (PhD dissertation).  UBC’s Digital Repository: Electronic Theses and Dissertations.  Available online at:

Scott Schuette and Eric Johnson. 2010. Sphaerocarpos michelii Bellardi (Sphaerocarpaceae) New in Illinois.  Evansia 27:1. Available online at:

Wesleyan Welcomes High School Biology Students

Honors students from Nansemond-Suffolk Academy study microscopy at VWC on Oct. 29

This represents a sample of recent courses taught by this professor. For the most current course information, consult WebAdvisor "Search for Courses".


Prin Bio II:Cell Bio & Genet;Prin Bio II:Cell Bio & Genet;Prin Bio II:Cell Bio & Genet;Research in Natural Sciences;Molecular Plant Physiology;Molecular Plant Physiology;Intrnshp in Natural Sciences


TU:Research in Natural Sci;IR: Moss-t Find that Centrin!


HNRS:Prin of Bio I:Evol & Eco;Chemical Ecology;Research in Natural Sciences;Intrnshp in Natural Sciences;HNRS: First Year Experience;Peer Advising;Prin of Bio I:Evol & Eco


Tpc:Gene Cloning &DNA Maniplt