Dr. Michael Johnson, smiling, wearing a tan sport coat, denim button shirt, white crew shirt
Dr. Michael Johnson Recognized as Inspiring Black Scientist
UArizona Health Sciences Connect

Dr. Michael Johnson, faculty with the UArizona College of Medicine-Tucson, BIO5 Institute, and assistant professor in the Department of Immunobiology, has been named one of 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America by Cell Mentor, an online resource from Cell Press and Cell Signaling Technology that provides early-career researchers with career insights, publishing advice, and techniques on experimental processes and procedures. His work involves investigating how bacteria interact with metals during infections. Also passionate about science communication and community outreach, Dr. Johnson is cofounder of the National Summer Undergraduate Research Project.