Blake Johnson, Ph.D.

Chief Science Advisor

Dr. Johnson serves as assistant professor of biology in the Patterson School of Natural Sciences at Ouachita Baptist University. Dr. Johnson’s area of expertise includes bioinformatics, biomarker discovery, cancer biology, cell biology, experimental therapeutics, preclinical modeling of cancer and proteomics, with an emphasis in endocrine-resistant and metastatic disease. Dr. Johnson earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cancer Glycobiology at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute. Dr. Johnson’s research focuses on the structural and functional characterization of novel cancer-specific glycosylation alterations associated with hormone-refractory disease. Dr. Johnson has authored and co-authored a variety of peer-reviewed publications and abstracts related to the field of cancer research. Prior to earning his Ph.D., Dr. Johnson received his B.S. in Biology from Ouachita Baptist University and his M.S. in Human Molecular Genetics from the University of Aberdeen, Scotland.