William Johnston of Liverpool
William Johnston of Woodslee, Bromborough, Cheshire (1841–1917) was an early benefactor of the University of Liverpool in Liverpool, England. He was a wealthy Northern Irish ship owner who began business in Liverpool in 1863. The Johnston Laboratories and the Johnston Chair of Biochemistry (the first Chair in Biochemistry to be established in the UK, in 1903) were named after him. He funded the Chair as part of a £25,000- philanthropic gift.
- "Opening of the Johnston Laboratories for Medical Research in the University College, Liverpool". Nature. London: Nature Publishing Group. 68 (1750): 43. 14 May 1903. doi:10.1038/068043a0. ISSN 1476-4687.
- "Emeritus Professors, Professors and Honorary Graduates". University of Liverpool. Archived from the original on 27 April 2009. Retrieved 16 April 2008.
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