Andrew Johnson earned a B.S. in vertebrate physiology from the Pennsylvania State University in 1998. He subsequently worked on gene regulatory research in C. elegans and neuroelectrophysiology in rodents before entering graduate school in 2003. He earned a Ph.D. in biomedical sciences from Ohio State University in 2007 with dual emphases in bioinformatics and pharmacogenomics. He came to the NIH for post-doctoral training in 2007, became a tenure track investigator in 2012 and grant tenure in 2019. Dr. Johnson has been nominated for and received numerous awards including the NHLBI Lenfant Fellowship, the CHARGE Consortium Early Career Investigator Award and Genome Technology’s Young Investigator Award, and was elected as a Fellow of the American Heart Association. He has published more than 200 papers and has served as a reviewer for more than 60 journals. Dr. Johnson has served on numerous committees of the Framingham Heart Study, and the American Heart Association. He currently chairs the NHLBI TOPMed Hematology and Hemostasis Working Group and the Framingham Heart Study Genetic Steering Committee. He is also a member of the American Society for Human Genetics, the International Society for Computational Biology and the International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis.