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Transcript of JAMES WATSON
James Watson attended the University of Chicago, Indiana University and the Cavendish Laboratory of the University of Cambridge with Francis Crick.
James Watson was born in Chicago, on April 6, 1928. He attended Grammar School and then South Shore High School. At the age of 15, he moved to the University of Chicago in an experimental scholarship program for gifted youngsters. A lifelong interest in birds led him to study biology, and he was awarded his Bachelor of Science degree in zoology in 1947. He switched to genetics shortly after reading a book, "What is Life?" James watson is still alive today aged 85.
James Science Life
James was an American biochemist who co-discovered the structure of DNA with Francis Crick in 1953. The discovery prompted the development of the molecular biology field and expanded studies in genetics.
Fast Fact #1
James Watson won a Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.
James watons has 2 children named Rufus Robert Watson, Duncan James Watson
Watson's greatest accomplishment came early in his career in 1953 when he and Francis Crick discovered the structure of DNA using X-ray methods , Watson, along with Crick was awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology.
How James Watson has changed our world!
DNA is a huge part of who we are and who we are related to. If James Watson didn't study the structure of DNA it would be a lot harder to find out peoples bones , Blood etc.