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biochemist

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.

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