SPRING 2021 PLAN:
With the Fall semester well underway, the College has announced the Spring calendar and plans. See our announcement on the Spring calendar. The College is prepared to welcome community members back to campus for the Spring semester with current safety precautions still in place and in accordance with current guidance from the State of New York. For questions and other communications related to the coming academic year and campus reopening, email COVIDemail@example.com. Safety policies and protocols can be found here.
Meghan R. Johnston
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Brownson Hall, Room 117
Spring 2020: In-person office hours are suspended. Please email for a virtual or phone appointment.
1 (914) 323-5332
Dr. Meghan Johnston is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Manhattanville. After receiving a B.S. in both Chemistry and Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of Connecticut, Dr. Johnston earned a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Northeastern University in Boston. Subsequently, she taught at SUNY Cortland as a Visiting Assistant Professor before accepting a tenure-track position at Manhattanville College. Dr. Johnston’s research interests reside at the interface of Chemistry and Biology, focusing on Organic Synthesis facilitated by Biocatalysis. Her research has been published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry, Chemistry and Biology, and The Journal of Proteome Research.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Advances in Fatty Acid Analysis for Clinical Investigation and Diagnosis using GC/MS Methodology
"Bio-catalyzed Regioselective Synthesis in Undergraduate Organic Laboratories: Multi-step Synthesis of 2-Arachidonoylglycerol."
"Assay and Inhibition of Diacylglycerol Lipase Activity"
"A Methodology for Radiolabeling of the Endocannabinoid 2-Arachidonoylglycerol (2-AG)"
"The Preparation of 2-O-[1’-14C]arachidonoyl-1-O-stearoyl-sn-glycerol"