Maurice Wilkins

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English biochemist who helped discover the structure of DNA (1916-2004)

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Building on the work of Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins, they had discovered DNA's double-helix structure, providing the first glimpse into how organisms inherit and store biological information.
International DNA Day commemorates the day in 1953 when James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin and colleagues published papers in the journal Nature on the structure of DNA.
Mr Crick was awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine along with James Watson and Maurice Wilkins.
He was honoured, along with colleagues James Watson, 85, and Maurice Wilkins, who died in 2004.
Francis, who died in 2004 at age 88, won the Nobel Prize along with Watson and Maurice Wilkins.
It also included Maurice Wilkins, a colleague of Franklin at King's College, who had a thinly-veiled, and well-known, turf war going on with her.
Francis Crick, who died in 2004 at age 88, was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine in 1962 along with Watson and Maurice Wilkins.
They and a fellow researcher, Maurice Wilkins, won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1962.
Watson and Crick won a Nobel Prize in 1962 with Maurice Wilkins for their work, which helped lay the foundation for molecular biology and the manipulation of genes.
Maurice Wilkins, Edinburgh, said: "What is McCoist doing?
Watson, along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962.
Watson, still alive today in the USA, was thus brutally reminded not only that there is but one human race, but also that African genes contributed to the Nobel Prize in "Physiology or Medicine" which he jointly won with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins in 1962 on the DNA Double Helix.
The momentous discovery was the culmination of research by Medical Research Council scientists Maurice Wilkins and Rosalind Franklin in London, who produced X-ray diffraction photographs and other evidence.