PhD Career Stories: William Johnson, PhD
Start 2021 off with our January ASPIRE PhD Career Stories session, featuring William Johnson, PhD,
Territory Manager II, NC/TN, Takara Bio USA, Inc.
Friday January 15
This session will be offered via Zoom. Be sure to register in order to receive the Zoom login information
Dr. Johnson received his PhD from Case Western Reserve University in 2015; after which he moved down to Duke for a two-year post-doc focusing on the regulatory role of the lncRNA LOXL1-AS1 in exfoliation glaucoma. Following his post-doc, Will transitioned into technical sales, and has worked with several companies that have varied product portfolios. Will currently works for Takara Bio USA where he focuses on providing expertise on kits, reagents, instruments, and services that help researchers explore questions about gene discovery, regulation, and function.