Francis Harry Compton Crick

Francis Harry Compton Crick (1916 - 2004)

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Francis Harry Compton Crick
Born in Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
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Died in San Diego, California, United Statesmap
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Crick-125 created 11 Jul 2014 | Last modified | Last edit: 19 Nov 2017
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Francis Crick was a biophysicist, neuroscientist, and molecular biologist. He is best known for being a co-discoverer of the structure of DNA. He, James Watson, and Maurice Wilkins were jointly awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for this discovery.


Mothers maiden name possibly Wilkins.


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On 24 Mar 2016 at 02:24 GMT Maggie (Watson) McJannet wrote:

I thought I just read that anyone who wants to work on a Watson connection (on this open profile ie Crick) could request to be added to the 'trusted list',,,,is this correct.

BTW,,,having trouble filling out the 'volunteer form',,,so if that is a prerequisite,,,then ,,,,I'll keep trying or contact someone for help,,,,thankyou for being an 'open' profile,,,,not quite sure what that means but it sounds like a good thing

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