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Francis Crick


Famous British biologist and neuroscientist who became perhaps one of the most essential contributors to understanding DNA when he co-discovered its helical structure in 1953. He was also the main one to con the word “central dogma” in mention of how genetic details moves from DNA to RNA to proteins. He stopped likely to cathedral at age group twelve, because he wished to go after technological answers. He distributed the 1962 Nobel Award for Physiology or Medication for assisting to uncover the molecular framework of nucleic acids and its own significance for details transfer in living materials. He got wedded to Ruth Doreen crick on Feb 18, 1940, and after their divorce on, may 8, 1947, wedded Odile crick on August 14, 1949. He was the co-discoverer from the framework from the DNA molecule in 1953 with Adam Watson.

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Full Name Francis Crick
Date Of Birth June 8, 1916
Died July 28, 2004, San Diego, California, United States
Place Of Birth England
Profession Scientist
Education Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Mill Hill School, University College London, University of Cambridge, Northampton School for Boys
Nationality British
Spouse Odile Crick, Ruth Doreen Dodd
Children Gabrielle Anne, Jacqueline Marie, Michael Francis Compton
Parents Harry Crick, Annie Elizabeth Crick
Siblings Anthony Crick
Awards Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Copley Medal, Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research, Royal Medal, Gairdner Foundation International Award, Order of Merit, Albert Medal
Star Sign Gemini

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