James Watson

Molecular biologist James Watson Full Name: James Watson
Nationality: American

Profession: Molecular biologist
Why Famous: 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine - DNA Structure

Born: April 6, 1928 (88 years old)
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Historical Events in the Life of James Watson

  • 1953-02-21 Francis Crick and James Watson discover structure of DNA-molecule
  • 1953-04-25 Francis Crick and James Watson's discovery of the double helix structure of DNA is published in "Nature" magazine
  • 1962-10-18 James Watson (US), Francis Crick (UK) and Maurice Wilkins (UK) win the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their work in determining the structure of DNA

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