Dr. Terrance L. Johnson
Professor, Chair and TSU Research Integrity Officer
of Biological Sciences
College of Agriculture, Human & Natural Sciences
Location: 110 McCord Hall
Physiology, Genetics and Ecology
journal Articles 10
Research abstracts 32
Conference Presentations and Invited Lectures 22
Most Significant Publications:
Solaiman, D. K. Y., Somkuti, G. A., Johnson, T. L. and Steinberg, D. H.
1991. Transfer and expression of
a Streptomyces cholesterol oxidase gene in Streptococcus
thermophilus. Biotechnol. and Appl.
Biochem. 13:238-245. Awarded "Best Manuscript" by the USDA ARS NAA
Johnson, T. L. and Somkuti, G. A.
1991. Isolation of the cholesterol
oxidases from Rhodococcus
equi ATCC 33706. Biotechnol. and Appl. Biochem.
13:194-204. Awarded Certificate of Merit
for Superior Performance by the USDA ARS December 1989.
Selected Topics in Molecular Genetics
Literature and Methods of Research
Introduction to Microbial Physiology
Recent Honors, Awards and Service Activities:
May 20, 2003 – Recognition of Outstanding Service as
Chairperson of the Committee on Minority Education July 1, 2000 to June 30,
2003 by the American Society for Microbiology at the 103rd General
Meeting, Washington, DC.
April 30, 2008 – Recognition for 15 years of service to
TSU as Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences
11-13, 2008 – Appointed as member of the Division of Molecular and Cellular
Biosciences, Directorate for Biological Sciences, National Science Foundation,
Committee of Visitors. (Purpose: The
National Science Foundation has a long-standing practice of reviewing all
programs on a three-year cycle. The
review is performed by a Committee of Visitors (COV), which serves as a
subcommittee of the Advisory Committee for the Directorate for Biological
Sciences. The COV members form an
independent group of external experts.
NSF uses COVs to assess the review process as well as the scientific
3-4, 2008 – appointed as member of the NSF Advisory Panel for the Research
Experiences for Undergraduates FY09 Panel 1
2009-2011 – appointed as member Ford Foundation Diversity Program Science Panel
Review and served on the Ecology and Environmental Science Panel
(Biology and Chemistry) – Texas A&M University at Commerce
M.S. (Microbiology and Biochemistry) – Texas A&M University at Commerce
Ph.D. (Microbiology) – University of North Texas
joined staff: 1992
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