Sylvia Andrzejewski, Eva Klimcakova, Radia M. Johnson, Sébastien Tabariès, Matthew G. Annis, Shawn McGuirk, Jason J. Northey, Valérie Chénard, Urshila Sriram, David J. Papadopoli, Peter M. Siegel, Julie St-Pierre. PGC-1promotes breast cancer metastasis and confers bioenergetic flexibility against metabolic drugs. (2017). Cell Metabolism. (accepted, in press)

Cui QL, Khan D, Rone M, Rao V, Johnson RM, Lin YH, Bilodeau PA, Hall JA, Rodriguez M, Kennedy TE, Ludwin SK, Antel JP. Sublethal oligodendrocyte injury: A reversible condition in multiple sclerosis? (2017). Ann Neurol. 2017 May 3.

Marc Ehrlich, Sabah Mozafari, Michael Glatza, Laura Starost, Sergiy Velychko, Anna-Lena Hallmann, Qiao-Ling Cui, Axel Schambach, Kee-Pyo Kim, Corinne Bachelin, Antoine Marteyn, Gunnar Hargus, Radia Marie Johnson, Jack Antel, Jared Sterneckert, Holm Zaehres, Hans R. Schöler, Anne Baron-Van Evercooren, and Tanja Kuhlmann. (2017). Rapid and efficient generation of oligodendrocytes from human induced pluripotent stem cells using transcription factors. PNAS. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1614412114

Eric H. Ma, Glenn Bantug, Takla Griss, Stephanie Condotta, Radia M. Johnson, Bozena Samborska, Nello Mainolfi, Vipin Suri, Hannah Guak, Maria L. Balmer, Mark J. Verway, Thomas C. Raissi, Harmony Tsui, Giselle Boukhaled, Sofia Henriques da Costa, Christian Frezza, Connie M. Krawczyk, Adam Friedman, Mark Manfredi, Martin J. Richer, Christoph Hess, Russell G. Jones. (2016). Serine Is an Essential Metabolite for Effector T Cell Expansion. Cell Metabolism. DOI:

Frederic Barabe, Laurine Gil, Magalie Celton, Anne Bergeron, Vikie Lamontagne, Elodie Roques, Karine Lagace, Audrey Forest, Radia Johnson, Lucie Pécheux, Jessica Simard, Julie Pelloux, Angélique Bellemare-Pelletier, Etienne Gagnon, Josée Hebert, Sonia Cellot, and Brian Wilhelm. (2016). Modeling human MLL-AF9 translocated acute myeloid leukemia from single donors reveals RET as a potential therapeutic target. Leukemia. Nov 29, 1–11

Said Izreig, Bozena Samborska, Radia M. Johnson, Alexey Sergushichev, Eric H.Ma, Carine Lussier, Ekaterina Loginicheva, Ariel O. Donayo, Selena M. Sagan, Emma E. Vincent, Maxim N. Artyomov4, Thomas F. Duchaine, and Russell G. Jones. (2016). The miR-17~92 microRNA cluster is a global regulator of tumor metabolism. Cell Reports. Aug 16, 1–14.

Aaron R Shifman, Radia Johnson, Brian T Wilhelm. (2016). Cascade: An RNA-seq visualization tool for cancer genomics. BMC Genomics. Jan 25;17:75.

Paul Gerrard* and Radia M. JohnsonMastering Scientific Computing with R. Birmingham, England: Packt, 2015. Print. These authors contributed equally to the work.

Radia Marie Johnson. The Role And Molecular Mechanism of Flt3 Over-expression In A Murine Model Of Precursor-B Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. (PhD Thesis) 

Radia M. Johnson, et al. (2014). MuLV-related endogenous retroviral elements and Flt3 participate in aberrant end-joining events that promote B-cell leukemogenesis. Genes and Development. Jun 1;28(11):1179-90.

Suzanne Ridges, […], Radia Johnson, […], and Nikolaus Trede. (2012). Zebrafish screen identifies novel compound with selective toxicity against leukaemiaBlood. Vol. 119, pp. 5621-31.


2017                                    Radia M. Johnson, Eric H. Ma, Mark J. Verway, Alexey Sergushichev, Maxim N. Artyomov, Russell G. Jones. GAM network analysis reveals metabolic modules that dynamically change during CD8+ T cell activation. SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: NETWORKS. Cold Spring Harbor, NY.

2014                                    Radia Johnson, T. Nguyen, A. Bergeron, F. Barabé, B. Wilhelm. The Role of Alternative Splicing in Acute Myeloid Leukemia with MLL-AF9 fusion genes. International Society for Experimental Hematology 43rd Annual Scientific Meeting. Late breaking abstract.

2011                                    Radia Johnson, et al. (2011, December). A Novel Mutational Mechanism Drives Over-Expression of Ligand-Independent FLT3 in a Murine Model of B-Precursor ALL. Blood (ASH Annual Meeting Abstracts) Nov 2011 118: 640.

  • I gave an oral presentation at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology during the “Malignant Stem and Progenitor Cells: Characterization and Targeting of Pre-leukemic and leukemic stem cells” session.

2010                                    Radia Johnson, et al. (2010, November). The role of Flt3 in a murine model of B-precursor Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

  • Poster session abstract was published for the 60th Annual American Society of Human Genetics Meeting, Washington, DC.
  • Poster was also presented at the FASEB Summer Research Conference: Receptor Tyrosine Kinases: Biology and Cancer, Carefree, July 2nd, 2010 AZ

2009                                    Radia Johnson, et al. The role of Flt3 in a murine model of B-precursor ALL. Presented at the 22nd Annual Spring Canadian Society for Immunology Meeting, April 3-6, 2009, Whistler, BC. Poster Award.