Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

James D. Watson, PhD 1950

image number:

P0021992

description:

Watson received his PhD from IU in 1950. In 1953, he along with Francis Crick and Maurice Williams discovered the structure of DNA. They were awarded the 1962 Nobel Peace Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

This image scanned from the cover of November 1962 Indiana Alumni Magazine.

date taken:

1962

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Watson, James Dewey

corporate name:

Alumni Association, Indiana University

corporate name:

Biology Department

topic:

Biology

topic:

DNA

topic:

Alumni (Famous)

topic:

Nobel Prize Winner (with an IU connection)

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Watson, James Dewey