Paul A. Johnston
Research Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh
Paul Johnston is a research Associate Professor in the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh. He obtained a B.Sc. with Honors (1978) and a Ph.D. (1983) in Biochemistry, from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England. Subsequent postdoctoral positions in the department of Pharmacology at the University of North Carolina, the Pathology department of Duke University, and at the Howard Hughes Institute of the University of Texas Southwestern have provided a diversity of experience in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, immunology, protein purification and recombinant protein expression. He has twenty six years of drug discovery experience in the Pharmaceutical (American Cyanamid, Sphinx Pharmaceuticals & Eli Lilly), Biotechnology (Embrex) and academic sectors (Pitt). Throughout his career Dr. Johnston has been an innovator of cell based approaches to lead generation and optimization, and pioneered the development and implementation of high content imaging technology to drug discovery.
Wednesday, February 7
12:00 PM – 1:15 PM