Former Graduate Student
Updated 09/15/2013

Simon Johnson


BSc in Biochemistry and Biophysics


Nicolai Prize Runner-up, American Aging Association Graduate Poster Session (2011)

NIA Genetic Approaches to Aging Training Grant, University of Washington (2009-Present)

Howard Hughes EXROP Fellowship, University of Michigan (2009)

HHMI Symposium Poster Competition, Second Prize (2008)

Howard Hughes Summer Research Fellowship, Oregon State University (2008)


Johnson SC, Rabinovitch PS, Kaeberlein M (2012). mTOR is a key modulator of ageing and age-related disease. Nature. 2013 Jan; 493(7432):338-45.

Johnson S., Nguyen V., Coder D. 2013. Assessment of Cell Viability. Curr. Protoc. Cytom. 64: 9.2.x - 9.2.y. (Ahead of print)

Johnson, S., Rabinovitch, P. (2012) Ex-vivo imaging of excised tissue using vital dyes and confocal microscopy. Current Protocols in Cytometry. PMID 22752953.

Dai, D., Johnson, S., Chen, T., Szeto, H., Rabinovitch, P. (2012) Cardiac Aging: From Molecular Mechanisms to Significance in Human Health and Disease. Antioxidants and Redox Signaling. PMID 22229339. 

Dai, D., Johnson, S., Villarin, J., Chin, M., Nieves-Cintron, M., Chen, T., Marcinek, D., Prolla, T., Dorn, G., Kang, J., Santana, L., Rabinovitch, P. (2011) Mitochondrial oxidative stress mediates angiotensin II-induced cardiac hypertrophy and Gαq overexpression-induced heart failure. Circulation Research. PMID 21311045.

Delaney JR, Sutphin GL, Dulken B, Sim S, Kim JR, Robison B, Schleit J, Murakami CJ, Carr D, An EH, Choi E, Chou A, Fletcher M, Jelic M, Liu B, Lockshon D, Moller RM, Pak DN, Peng Q, Peng ZJ, Pham KM, Sage M, Solanky A, Steffen KK, Tsuchiya M, Tsuchiyama S, Johnson S, Raabe C, Suh Y, Zhou Z, Liu X, Kennedy BK, Kaeberlein M (2011). Sir2 deletion prevents lifespan extension in 32 long-lived mutants. Aging Cell. 2011 Dec; 10(6):1089-91.