How does all this fit into the nucleus of one cell?
He was impressed with Franklin's work and offered her a job as a "chercheur" in the Laboratoire Central des Services Chimiques de l'Etat.Rosalind Elsie Franklin was born in London, England.Her family was well-to-do and both sides were very involved in social and public works.Franklin's father wanted to be a scientist, but World War I cut short his education and he became a college teacher instead. Norrish recognized Franklin's potential but he was not very encouraging or supportive toward his female student.Rosalind Franklin was extremely intelligent and she knew by the age of 15 that she wanted to be a scientist. one of the few institutions at the time that taught physics and chemistry to girls ? When offered the position as an assistant research officer at the British Coal Utilization Research Association (CURA), Franklin gave up her fellowship and took the job.In his book The Double Helix, Watson admitted to not paying attention at Franklin's talk and not being able to fully describe the lecture and the results to Francis Crick.Watson and Crick were at the Cavendish Laboratory and had been working on solving the DNA structure.Franklin left Cambridge in 1953 and went to the Birkbeck lab to work on the structure of tobacco mosaic virus.She published a number of papers on the subject and she actually did a lot of the work while suffering from cancer. In 1962, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to James Watson, Francis Crick, and Maurice Wilkins for solving the structure of DNA.Franklin did not know Watson and Crick as well as Wilkins did and never truly collaborated with them.It was Wilkins who showed Watson and Crick the X-ray data Franklin obtained.