Who is Elizabeth Watson?
Elizabeth Watson is the wife of James Watson. Elizabeth Watson’s husband is an American molecular biologist, geneticist, and zoologist. He co-authored with Francis Crick the academic paper proposing the double helix structure of the DNA molecule.
He was awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for his discoveries concerning the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material” alongside Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins. Who is James Watson’s wife?
James Watson and his wife Elizabeth Watson have been married for more than 5 decades. In March 1968, James Watson marries Elizabeth Lewis, a medical student working in his Harvard office. 2018 marks the couple’s 50th wedding anniversary. They have two sons, Rufus Robert Watson (b. 1970) and Duncan James Watson (b. 1972). Their eldest son, Rufus, suffers from schizophrenia.
In 1986, Rufus went missing after he run away from a psychiatric hospital but was later found by the police and brought home safely. Elizabeth Watson and her husband were concerned because that was not the first time, he went ran away a few months ago and was found by police trying to jump off the observation deck of the World Trade Center in New York.
Per, APNews‘ report, his father was called by the police Friday morning to say he had to pick up his son at a White Plains train station. Rufus Robert Watson, 16, had been in the woods around the train station since running away from the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in White Plains Tuesday morning.
Per the reports, The former straight-A student slipped out of the psychiatric hospital, where he had been for six months, after telling his father he planned to run away. He left the facility without shoes and allegedly stole $10 from his roommate.
James Watson lost honours over race remarks
The scientist whose DNA discovery won him a Nobel prize has been stripped of the last of his honorary titles after he repeated a belief that blacks were intellectually inferior to whites. Elizabeth Watson’s husband James Watson, 90, made the genetic claims in a documentary about his life on an American TV channel Per TheTime.
Marilyn Simons, chairwoman of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, which Dr. Watson led from 1968 to 1994, said that his comments were not supported by evidence and condemned “the misuse of science to justify prejudice”. The laboratory revoked three honorary titles, including chancellor emeritus.
Elizabeth Watson Wrote a letter to her husband during the Civil War
Though the couple have been married for more than 50 years, they are still in love and have been spotted at various functions all loved up. They attended the Literacy Partners 26th annual Evening of Readings pre-gala kick-off at Michael’s on March 1, 2010, in New York City together. In the October 29, 1861 letter, Elizabeth Watson writes to James Watson describing local conditions, including prices for corn and salt, and giving details of family members and local people, including news that one has died. Letter Below:
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