Tracy Johnson*

Tracy L Johnson

Professor, Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California Los Angeles


  1. Johnson TL, Clemens S. Differential dopamine modulation of spinal reflex amplitudes is associated with the presence or absence of the autonomic nervous system.. Neuroscience letters, 2020.
  2. Barber PH, Hayes TB, Johnson TL, Márquez-Magaña L, 10,234 signatories. Systemic racism in higher education.. Science (New York, N.Y.), 2020.
  3. Lyu S, Doroodchi A, Xing H, Sheng Y, DeAndrade MP, Yang Y, Johnson TL, Clemens S, Yokoi F, Miller MA, Xiao R, Li Y. BTBD9 and dopaminergic dysfunction in the pathogenesis of restless legs syndrome.. Brain structure & function, 2020.
  4. Leung CS, Douglass SM, Morselli M, Obusan MB, Pavlyukov MS, Pellegrini M, Johnson TL. H3K36 Methylation and the Chromodomain Protein Eaf3 Are Required for Proper Cotranscriptional Spliceosome Assembly.. Cell reports, 2019.
  5. Davis-Turak J, Johnson TL, Hoffmann A. Mathematical modeling identifies potential gene structure determinants of co-transcriptional control of alternative pre-mRNA splicing.. Nucleic acids research, 2019.
  6. Edwards SR, Johnson TL. Intron RNA sequences help yeast cells to survive starvation.. Nature, 2019.
  7. Leung CS, Johnson TL. The Exon Junction Complex: A Multitasking Guardian of the Transcriptome.. Molecular cell, 2018.
  8. Davis-Turak J, Johnson TL, Hoffmann A. Mathematical modeling identifies potential gene structure determinants of co-transcriptional control of alternative pre-mRNA splicing.. Nucleic acids research, 2018.
  9. Carpentier WR, Charles JB, Shelhamer M, Hackler AS, Johnson TL, Domingo CMM, Sutton JP, Scott GBI, Wotring VE. Biomedical findings from NASA's Project Mercury: a case series.. NPJ microgravity, 2018.
  10. Rinehart DJ, Oronce C, Durfee MJ, Ranby KW, Batal HA, Hanratty R, Vogel J, Johnson TL. Identifying Subgroups of Adult Superutilizers in an Urban Safety-Net System Using Latent Class Analysis: Implications for Clinical Practice.. Medical care, 2018.
  11. Fischer HH, Moore SL, Johnson TL, Everhart RM, Batal H, Davidsoni AJ. Appointment reminders by text message in a safety net health care system: a pragmatic investigation.. EGEMS (Washington, DC), 2017.
  12. Venkataramanan S, Douglass S, Galivanche AR, Johnson TL. The chromatin remodeling complex Swi/Snf regulates splicing of meiotic transcripts in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.. Nucleic acids research, 2017.
  13. Awad AM, Venkataramanan S, Nag A, Galivanche AR, Bradley MC, Neves LT, Douglass S, Clarke CF, Johnson TL. Chromatin-remodeling SWI/SNF complex regulates coenzyme Q6 synthesis and a metabolic shift to respiration in yeast.. The Journal of biological chemistry, 2017.
  14. Neves LT, Douglass S, Spreafico R, Venkataramanan S, Kress TL, Johnson TL. The histone variant H2A.Z promotes efficient cotranscriptional splicing in S. cerevisiae.. Genes & development, 2017.
  15. Hossain MA, Claggett JM, Edwards SR, Shi A, Pennebaker SL, Cheng MY, Hasty J, Johnson TL. Posttranscriptional Regulation of Gcr1 Expression and Activity Is Crucial for Metabolic Adjustment in Response to Glucose Availability.. Molecular cell, 2016.
  16. Johnson TL, Ares M. SMITten by the Speed of Splicing.. Cell, 2016.
  17. Johnson TL, Rinehart DJ, Durfee J, Brewer D, Batal H, Blum J, Oronce CI, Melinkovich P, Gabow P. For many patients who use large amounts of health care services, the need is intense yet temporary.. Health affairs (Project Hope), 2015.
  18. Johnson TL, Brewer D, Estacio R, Vlasimsky T, Durfee MJ, Thompson KR, Everhart RM, Rinehart DJ, Batal H. Augmenting Predictive Modeling Tools with Clinical Insights for Care Coordination Program Design and Implementation.. EGEMS (Washington, DC), 2015.
  19. Davis-Turak JC, Allison K, Shokhirev MN, Ponomarenko P, Tsimring LS, Glass CK, Johnson TL, Hoffmann A. Considering the kinetics of mRNA synthesis in the analysis of the genome and epigenome reveals determinants of co-transcriptional splicing.. Nucleic acids research, 2014.
  20. Merkhofer EC, Hu P, Johnson TL. Introduction to cotranscriptional RNA splicing.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 2014.
  21. Hossain MA, Johnson TL. Using yeast genetics to study splicing mechanisms.. Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), 2014.
  22. Johnson TL, Tulis DA, Keeler BE, Virag JA, Lust RM, Clemens S. The dopamine D3 receptor knockout mouse mimics aging-related changes in autonomic function and cardiac fibrosis.. PloS one, 2013.
  23. Virag JA, Anderson EJ, Kent SD, Blanton HD, Johnson TL, Moukdar F, DeAntonio JH, Thayne K, Ding JM, Lust RM. Cardioprotection via preserved mitochondrial structure and function in the mPer2-mutant mouse myocardium.. American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology, 2013.
  24. Brangwynne CP, Johnson TL. The micro and macro of RNA function.. Molecular biology of the cell, 2013.
  25. Hossain MA, Chung C, Pradhan SK, Johnson TL. The yeast cap binding complex modulates transcription factor recruitment and establishes proper histone H3K36 trimethylation during active transcription.. Molecular and cellular biology, 2012.
  26. Merkhofer EC, Johnson TL. U1 snRNA rewrites the "script".. Cell, 2012.
  27. Johnson TL, Vilardell J. Regulated pre-mRNA splicing: the ghostwriter of the eukaryotic genome.. Biochimica et biophysica acta, 2012.
  28. Baumgartner BL, Bennett MR, Ferry M, Johnson TL, Tsimring LS, Hasty J. Antagonistic gene transcripts regulate adaptation to new growth environments.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2011.
  29. Hossain MA, Rodriguez CM, Johnson TL. Key features of the two-intron Saccharomyces cerevisiae gene SUS1 contribute to its alternative splicing.. Nucleic acids research, 2011.
  30. McKay SL, Johnson TL. An investigation of a role for U2 snRNP spliceosomal components in regulating transcription.. PloS one, 2011.
  31. Gunderson FQ, Merkhofer EC, Johnson TL. Dynamic histone acetylation is critical for cotranscriptional spliceosome assembly and spliceosomal rearrangements.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2011.
  32. McKay SL, Johnson TL. A bird's-eye view of post-translational modifications in the spliceosome and their roles in spliceosome dynamics.. Molecular bioSystems, 2010.
  33. Buschemeyer WC, Klink JC, Mavropoulos JC, Poulton SH, Demark-Wahnefried W, Hursting SD, Cohen P, Hwang D, Johnson TL, Freedland SJ. Effect of intermittent fasting with or without caloric restriction on prostate cancer growth and survival in SCID mice.. The Prostate, 2010.
  34. Gunderson FQ, Johnson TL. Acetylation by the transcriptional coactivator Gcn5 plays a novel role in co-transcriptional spliceosome assembly.. PLoS genetics, 2009.
  35. Hossain MA, Claggett JM, Nguyen T, Johnson TL. The cap binding complex influences H2B ubiquitination by facilitating splicing of the SUS1 pre-mRNA.. RNA (New York, N.Y.), 2009.
  36. Cheng CS, Johnson TL, Hoffmann A. Epigenetic control: slow and global, nimble and local.. Genes & development, 2008.
  37. Davern M, Lepkowski J, Call KT, Arnold N, Johnson TL, Goldsteen K, Todd-Malmlov A, Blewett LA. Telephone service interruption weighting adjustments for state health insurance surveys.. Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing, 2004.
  38. Gruber HE, Johnson TL, Leslie K, Ingram JA, Martin D, Hoelscher G, Banks D, Phieffer L, Coldham G, Hanley EN. Autologous intervertebral disc cell implantation: a model using Psammomys obesus, the sand rat.. Spine, 2002.
  39. Keville T, Johnson TL, Epstein SS, Podhorin R, Swanston SF. Women's Health Law Symposium, Rutgers School of Law-Newark, April 6, 1994.. Women's rights law reporter, 1994.