Franklin, Rosalind


Franklin, Rosalind
(1920-58)
   British chemist. She studied at Cambridge University. In 1947 she was employed at the Laboratoire Central des Services Chimiques de l'Etat in Paris. Several years later she worked at Kings College, London and subsequently Birkbeck College, London. Her unpublished data and X-ray photographs arguably enabled Maurice Wilkins and Francis Crick to discover the structure of DNA.

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  • Franklin, Rosalind — ▪ British scientist in full  Rosalind Elsie Franklin   born July 25, 1920, London, Eng. died April 16, 1958, London  British scientist who contributed to the discovery of the molecular structure of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA), a constituent of… …   Universalium

  • Franklin , Rosalind — (1920–1958) British x ray crystallographer Franklin was a Londoner by birth. After graduating from Cambridge University, she joined the staff of the British Coal Utilisation Research Association in 1942, moving in 1947 to the Laboratoire Centrale …   Scientists

  • FRANKLIN, ROSALIND ELSIE — (1920–1958), British biophysicist. Franklin was born in London, England, into an upper middle class Jewish family whose ancestors had come to England from Breslau in 1763. Her uncle, sir herbert samuel , was the first British High Commissioner to …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Franklin, Rosalind (Elsie) — born July 25, 1920, London, Eng. died April 16, 1958, London British biologist. After graduating from the University of Cambridge, she conducted important experimental work for the coal and coke industries. She later produced the X ray… …   Universalium

  • Franklin, Rosalind (Elsie) — (25 jul. 1920, Londres, Inglaterra–16 abr. 1958, Londres). Bióloga británica. Después de graduarse en la Universidad de Cambridge, realizó trabajos experimentales relevantes para la industria del carbón y del coque. Posteriormente produjo las… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • Rosalind Elsie Franklin — Rosalind Franklin (ca. 1956) Rosalind Elsie Franklin (* 25. Juli 1920 in London; † 16. April 1958 ebenda) war eine Biochemikerin und Spezialistin für die Röntgenstrukturanalyse von kristallisierten Makromolekülen. Als Wissenschaftlerin leistete… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rosalind Franklin — Rosalind Elsie Franklin Rosalind Elsie Franklin (* 25. Juli 1920 in London; † 16. April 1958 ebenda) war eine Biochemikerin und Spezialistin für die Röntgenstrukturanalyse von kristallisierten Makromolekülen. Als Wissenschaftlerin leistete sie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rosalind Franklin — Rosalind Elsie Franklin Pour les articles homonymes, voir Franklin. Rosalind Franklin. Rosalind Elsie Franklin (25 juillet 1920 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • FRANKLIN — FRANKLIN, English family active in communal, public, and economic life. BENJAMIN WOLF FRANKLIN (1740–1785), a teacher of Hebrew, went to England from Breslau about 1763. His youngest son, ABRAHAM (1784–1854), after spending his early life in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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