James D. Watson Rank
About James D. Watson
James D. Watson is a pioneer molecular biologist, geneticist and zoologist famed internationally for discovering the molecular structure of DNA in 1953 along with Francis Crick. He has published so many books throughout his career, including his 1968 bestselling book The Double Helix.
He married Elizabeth Watson in 1968. He and Elizabeth have two sons: Rufus Robert Watson and Duncan James Watson.
In 1962, he won the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins. His other prestigious awards include the Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research in 1960, the Copley Medal in 1993 and the Lomonosov Gold Medal in 1994. He received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1977.
James D. Watson Rank
Famous quotes by James D. Watson
I think the reason people are dealing with science less well now than 50 years ago is that it has become so complicated.James D. Watson
If you succeed with your first dream, it helps. You know, people trust you, possibly, for the second one. They give you a chance to play out your second one.James D. Watson
Science has always been my preoccupation and when you think a breakthrough is possible, it is terribly exciting.James D. Watson
Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth, once found, would be simple as well as pretty.James D. Watson
Take young researchers, put them together in virtual seclusion, give them an unprecedented degree of freedom and turn up the pressure by fostering competitiveness.James D. Watson
The ever quickening advances of science made possible by the success of the Human Genome Project will also soon let us see the essences of mental disease. Only after we understand them at the genetic level can we rationally seek out appropriate therapies for such illnesses as schizophrenia and bipolar disease.James D. Watson
We're not all equal, it's simply not true. That isn't science.James D. Watson
F.A.Q. about James D. Watson
When is his birthday?
James D. Watson's birthday is on April 6, 1928.
In how many days is his birthday?
James' birthday is in 70 days
How old is he?
He is 93 years old.
James D. Watson's Popularity
James D. Watson is a famous American geneticist, who was born on April 6, 1928. As a person born on this date, James D. Watson is listed in our database as the 20th most popular celebrity for the day (April 6) and the 24th most popular for the year (1928).
People born on April 6 fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram. James D. Watson is the 767th most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to James D. Watson's birthday, James D. Watson is the 6070th most famous American.
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