David Johnson has been associated with Samford University since 1967, first as an undergraduate, then as a masters student, then as a visiting professor during two missionary sabbaticals, and since 2008 as a full-time faculty member. Prior to this final appointment, he spent nearly twenty years as a teaching missionary at Seinan Gakuin University in Fukuoka, Japan. His research interests are in several fields of genetics and molecular biology, using DNA to investigate problems from honeybee parasites to molecular identification of local single-celled organisms to the diet of the invasive kudzu bug.
April 22, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Christenberry Planetarium (Propst Hall 140)