BM&L COMMEMORATES FRANCIS CRICK
Francis Crick died the 28th of July 2004, after a long battle with colon cancer. The New York Times wrote two days later: “Francis H. C. Crick, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA, the genetic blueprint for life, and the leading molecular biologist of his age, died on Wednesday night in a hospital in San Diego. He was 88.
The idea itself of BRAIN MIND & LIFE came from a Francis Crick’s inspiration. Francis Crick, along with Gerald Edelman, represented our major scientific authority.
BM&L-International commemorated his extraordinary contribute to science with a lecture held in New York last Saturday.
Crick’s biography at:
Aaron Klug: 1982 Nobel Autobiography
Francis Crick: 1962 Nobel Biography
Max F. Perutz 1962 Nobel Biography
James Watson: 1962 Nobel Biography
Sydney Brenner: 2002 Nobel Biography
F. Crick, C. Koch, "Consciousness and neuroscience," Cerebral Cortex, 8:97-107, 1998.
K. Heyman, "Christof Koch's ascent," The Scientist, 17:52, July 14, 2003.
Peoples Archive: Francis H. C. Crick.
Hist Cite: Papers by Francis Harry Compton Crick
Hist Cite: 1953 Paper by Watson and Crick, "Molecular Structure of DNA"