Erwin Chargaff

Lived 1905 – 2002. Erwin Chargaff’s research paved the way for the discoveries of DNA’s structure and its method of replication. His observation that DNA varies from species to species made it highly credible that DNA was genetic material. His identification of 1:1 ratios in DNA’s bases allowed James Watson and Francis Crick to see … Continue reading Erwin Chargaff