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James Bennett Johnston

James Bennett Johnston, American biochemist. Achievements include several patents relating to analog to digital color switching in diagnostic devices.

Background

  • Johnston, James Bennett was born on December 31, 1943 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Thomas Frazier and Mary Hamilton (Meads) Johnston.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1970.

    Career

    • North Atlantic Treaty Organization-National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow Pasteur Institute, Paris, 1970-1971. Research fellow University Kent, Canterbury, England, 1972-1974. Assistant professor University Illinois, Urbana, 1974-1983.

      Senior scientist Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Champaign, Illinois, 1983-1984, Smith Kline and French, Swedeland, Pennsylvania, 1984-1987. Director research Enzymatics Inc., Horsham, since 1987.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include several patents relating to analog to digital color switching in diagnostic devices.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Jean Rosenberry, June 7, 1969. Children: Mary Elizabeth, Amy Rose.
    • father: Thomas Frazier Johnston
    • mother: Mary Hamilton (Meads) Johnston
    • spouse: Margaret Jean Rosenberry
    • children: Mary Elizabeth Johnston
    • Amy Rose Johnston
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    Born December 31, 1943
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University Maryland
    • 1970
      University Wisconsin
    • 1970 - 1971
      North Atlantic Treaty Organization-National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow, Pasteur Institute
      Paris, Kentucky, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      research fellow, University Kent
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1974 - 1983
      assistant, professor University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      senior, scientist Construction Engineering Research Laboratory
      Champaign, Illinois, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      senior, scientist Construction Engineering Research Laboratory
      Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1987
      director, research Enzymatics Incorporated
      Horsham, Pennsylvania, United States