Francis Harry Compton Crick OM FRS   (8 June 1916 – 28 July 2004) was an English molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist. He, James Watson, Rosalind Franklin, and Maurice Wilkins played crucial roles in deciphering the helical structure of the DNA molecule .
Francis Crick, (born June 8, 1916, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England—died July 28, 2004, San Diego, California, U.S.), British biophysicist, who, with James Watson and Maurice Wilkins, received the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for their determination of the molecular structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), the chemical ...
Francis Harry Compton Crick was born on June 8th, 1916, at Northampton, England, being the elder child of Harry Crick and Annie Elizabeth Wilkins. He has one brother, A. F. Crick, who is a doctor in New Zealand. Crick was educated at Northampton Grammar School and Mill Hill School, London.
Apr 2, 2014 · (1916-2004) Who Was Francis Crick? Biophysicist Francis Crick helped develop radar and magnetic mines during World War II. After the war, he began researching the structure of DNA for the...
As a theorist in a science based on experiment, Francis Crick, more than any other single scientist, defined the field of molecular biology during its "classical period" from the discovery of the double helical structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) in 1953 to the elucidation of the complete genetic code in 1966.
About Dr Francis Crick. Francis Crick (1916-2004) was one of Britain's great scientists. He is best known for his work with James Watson which led to the identification of the structure of DNA in 1953, drawing on the work of Maurice Wilkins, Rosalind Franklin and others.
Jul 28, 2004 · Francis Harry Compton Crick. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1962. Born: 8 June 1916, Northampton, United Kingdom. Died: 28 July 2004, San Diego, CA, USA. Affiliation at the time of the award: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom.