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[[Image:Watson postcard.jpg|left|James Dewey Watson]] James Dewey Watson was born in Chicago on April 6th 1928. Watson was most notably awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962<ref>http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1962/watson-facts.html</ref> along side [[Francis Crick|Francis Harry Compton Crick]] and [[Maurice Wilkins|Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins]]. Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA via x-ray diffraction<ref>Rastogi, S. C. (2003). Cell and Molecular Biology. New Age International (P) Ltd, Publishers.fckLRPage 90</ref>, their model of a double helical configuration showed how a [[DNA|DNA]] molecule could duplicate itself.<ref>http://www.biography.com/people/james-d-watson-9525139#early-years</ref>  
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[[Image:Watson postcard.jpg|left|James Dewey Watson]] James Dewey Watson was born in Chicago on April 6th 1928. Watson was most notably awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962<ref>http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1962/watson-facts.html</ref> alongside [[Francis Crick|Francis Harry Compton Crick]] and [[Maurice Wilkins|Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins]]. Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA via x-ray diffraction<ref>Rastogi, S. C. (2003). Cell and Molecular Biology. New Age International (P) Ltd, Publishers.fckLRPage 90</ref>, their model of a double helical configuration showed how a [[DNA|DNA]] molecule could duplicate itself<ref>http://www.biography.com/people/james-d-watson-9525139#early-years</ref>.
  
 
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As a young child Watson was very inquisitive and enjoyed bird watching as a hobby. When he was 15 years of age Watson entered the universty of Chicargo under the gifted youngster programme. Watson studied biology and zoology which intested he deeply, and decied to go to graduate school to become the curator of orthinology at the museum of natural history.  
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As a young child Watson was very inquisitive and enjoyed bird watching as a hobby. When he was 15 years of age Watson entered the universty of Chicago under the gifted youngster programme. Watson studied biology and zoology, which intested he deeply, and decied to go to graduate school to become the curator of orthinology at the museum of natural history.  
  
After reading 'What is life? The physical aspect of the living cell,' by Erin Schrodinger, which he was dacinated by he decided to do a Ph.D with salvador luria at Indiana University.&nbsp;<ref>http://www.dnaftb.org/19/bio.html</ref>  
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After reading 'What is life? The physical aspect of the living cell,' by Erin Schrodinger, he decided to do a Ph.D with Salvador Luria at Indiana University<ref>http://www.dnaftb.org/19/bio.html</ref>.
  
 
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James Dewey Watson
James Dewey Watson was born in Chicago on April 6th 1928. Watson was most notably awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962[1] alongside Francis Harry Compton Crick and Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins. Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA via x-ray diffraction[2], their model of a double helical configuration showed how a DNA molecule could duplicate itself[3].

Career

As a young child Watson was very inquisitive and enjoyed bird watching as a hobby. When he was 15 years of age Watson entered the universty of Chicago under the gifted youngster programme. Watson studied biology and zoology, which intested he deeply, and decied to go to graduate school to become the curator of orthinology at the museum of natural history.

After reading 'What is life? The physical aspect of the living cell,' by Erin Schrodinger, he decided to do a Ph.D with Salvador Luria at Indiana University[4].

References

  1. http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1962/watson-facts.html
  2. Rastogi, S. C. (2003). Cell and Molecular Biology. New Age International (P) Ltd, Publishers.fckLRPage 90
  3. http://www.biography.com/people/james-d-watson-9525139#early-years
  4. http://www.dnaftb.org/19/bio.html

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