The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962
Francis Crick, James Watson, Maurice Wilkins
Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins
Born: 15 December 1916, Pongaroa, New Zealand
Died: 5 October 2004, London, United Kingdom
Affiliation at the time of the award: London University, London, United Kingdom
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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