logo

Video encyclopedia

06/04/1928 American molecular biologist James Watson is born

Watson is famous because of his discovery of the structure of DNA. He deduced it in 1953 together with Francis Crick based on experimental data provided by Rosalind Franklin and by Maurice Wilkins. Later Watson was interested in cancer research and co-established the Human Genome Project, an international research effort to read human DNA.

Relations

  • Essentials 

  • Personal 

  • Another Nobel laureates in Psychology or Medicine 

  • Career and research