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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962
Francis Crick, James Watson, Maurice Wilkins

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James Watson - Facts

James Dewey Watson

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

Prize share: 1/3

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