Assistant Professor
301/303 Biotechnology Building
Ithaca, New York
Division of Nutritional Sciences

Heaver SL, Johnson EL, Ley RE. (2018) Sphingolipids in host-microbial interactions. Curr Opin Microbiol, 43:92-99

Johnson EL, Heaver SL, Walters WA, Ley RE. (2016) Microbiome and metabolic disease: revisiting the bacterial phylum Bacteroidetes. J Mol Med (Berl) doi:10.1007/s00109-016-1492-2.

Johnson EL, Robinson DG, Coller HA. (2017) Widespread changes in mRNA stability contribute to quiescence-specific gene expression patterns in a fibroblast model of quiescence. BMC genomics 2017, 18(1):123.

Suh EJ, Remillard MY, Legesse-Miller A, Johnson EL, Lemons JM, Chapman TR, Forman JJ, Kojima M, Silberman ES, Coller HA (2012) A microRNA network regulates proliferative timing and extracellular matrix synthesis during cellular quiescence in fibroblasts. Genome Biol 13 (12):R121. doi:gb-2012-13-12-r121 [pii] 10.1186/gb-2012-13-12-r121 PONE-D-11-22483 [pii]

Legesse-Miller A, Raitman I, Haley EM, Liao A, Sun LL, Wang DJ, Krishnan N, Lemons JM, Suh EJ, Johnson EL, Lund BA, Coller HA (2012) Quiescent fibroblasts are protected from proteasome inhibition-mediated toxicity. Mol Biol Cell 23 (18):3566-3581. doi:mbc.E12-03-0192 [pii] 10.1091/mbc.E12-03-0192

Wang DJ, Legesse-Miller A, Johnson EL, Coller HA (2012) Regulation of the let-7a-3 promoter by NF-kappaB. PLoS One 7 (2):e31240. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031240

Johnson EL, Suh EJ, Chapman TR, Coller HA (2012) Identifying functional miRNA targets using overexpression and knockdown methods. Regulatory RNAs. Chapter 12. Springer-Verlag . B.Mallick (eds). doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-22517-8_12

Lemons JM, Feng XJ, Bennett BD, Legesse-Miller A, Johnson EL, Raitman I, Pollina EA, Rabitz HA, Rabinowitz JD, Coller HA (2010) Quiescent fibroblasts exhibit high metabolic activity. PLoS Biol 8 (10):e1000514. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000514

Johnson EL, Cunningham TW, Marriner SM, Kovacs JL, Hunt BG, Bhakta DB, Goodisman MA (2009) Resource allocation in a social wasp: effects of breeding system and life cycle on reproductive decisions. Mol Ecol 18 (13):2908-2920. doi:MEC4240 [pii] 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04240.x

Ph.D. -  Molecular Biology, Prinecton University (2014)

B.S.   -  Biology, Spelman College (2008)