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Watson, James Dewey

  1. JA Witkowski

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002445



How to Cite

Witkowski, J. 2001. Watson, James Dewey. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001


1928– American scientist who, with Francis Crick, discovered the double helical structure of DNA and went on to establish the Human Genome Project in the USA.


  • DNA;
  • protein structure;
  • cold spring harbor laboratory;
  • human genome project;
  • the double helix