Molecular Biology

Marisol fraga

molecular biology

definition

A group of two or more atoms linked together by sharing electrons in a chemical bond

James Watson

  • born in Chicago, Ill., on April 6th.
  • spent in Chicago where he attended for eight years Horace Mann Grammar School and for two years South Shore High School .
  • tuition scholarship to the University of Chicago,and 1943 entered their experimental four-year college.


  • received a B.Sc. degree in Zoology.


http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1962/watson-bio.html

Francis Crick

orn on June 8th, 1916, at Northampton, England.

educated at Northampton Grammar School and Mill Hill School, London. He studied physics at University College, London.

During the war he worked as a scientist for the British Admiralty.

He left the Admiralty in 1947 to study biology.

1949 he joined the Medical Research Council Unit headed by M. F. Perutz of which he has been a member ever since.


http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/1962/crick-bio.html


Rosalind Franklin


Born in 1920 in London, England

earned a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Cambridge University.

learned crystallography and X-ray diffraction, techniques that she applied to DNA fibers.

enrolled at Newnham College, Cambridge, in 1938 and studied chemistry.


awarded Second Class Honors in her finals, which, at that time, was accepted as a bachelor's degree in the qualifications for employment


died of ovarian cancer in 1958, at age 37.



http://www.biography.com/people/rosalind-franklin-9301344