Maurice Wilkins

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

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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.
The solution is being used by various institutes and centers at the University of Auckland, including the School of Medical Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemical Sciences (Medicinal Chemistry), Center for Cancer Research, Maurice Wilkins Center, Liggins Institute, Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology and the University Commercialization Office.
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.
In 1952 he went to work with Maurice Wilkins at Kings College London on the structure of DNA, and it was their paper together with work produced by James Watson and Francis Crick in Cambridge which opened the way to the famous double helix model.
Watson shared a Nobel Prize with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins in 1962 for co-discovering the structure of the DNA molecule.
As Crick and Watson built possible DNA models, Rosalind Franklin and Maurice Wilkins photographed the molecule with X-rays.
No mention was made on the floor of the Florida House of Representatives on April 27, 2006, of James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, or Czech monk Gregory Mandel.