Meghan R. Johnston
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
Brownson Hall, Room 117
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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
Synthesis and Characterization of Substrates for Grafting Polymers Used in Medical Plastics
Chemistry of Cannabis: An Interdisciplinary Course
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