Francis Crick

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British molecular biologist, biophysicist, neuroscientist; co-discoverer of the structure of DNA

Why Is Francis Crick Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Francis Harry Compton Crick was an English molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist. He, James Watson, Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin played crucial roles in deciphering the helical structure of the DNA molecule. Crick and Watson's paper in Nature in 1953 laid the groundwork for understanding DNA structure and functions. Together with Maurice Wilkins, they were jointly awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for their discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material".

Francis Crick's Published Works

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What Are Francis Crick's Academic Contributions?

Francis Crick is most known for their academic work in the field of biology. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and physics.

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