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Watson, James (1928–)

  • By: Luca Prono
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

American scientist who shared the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins for their discovery of the structure of DNA. Watson helped Crick and Wilkins to determine the molecular structure of nucleic acids, thus advancing ...

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