The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962
Francis Crick, James Watson, Maurice Wilkins
James Dewey Watson
Born: 6 April 1928, Chicago, IL, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material"
Field: genetics, molecular biology
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