Life Span • NAME: Rosalind Franklin • OCCUPATION: Chemist • BIRTH DATE: July 25, 1920 • DEATH DATE: April 16, 1958 • EDUCATION: Newnham College, Cambridge University • PLACE OF BIRTH: Notting Hill, London, England, United Kingdom • PLACE OF DEATH: London, England, United Kingdom • Full Name: Rosalind Elsie Franklin • AKA: Rosalind Franklin
Place of birth Born: July 25, 1920, Notting Hill, United Kingdom
Field of science she studied -Rosalind Franklin was awarded her BA degree in 1941, and spent the following year honing her research skills during a fellowship at Cambridge, under R. G. W. Norrish's supervision.
Rosalind franklin Rosalind Franklin was born in London, England on 25th July 1920. Franklin did extremely well at science and then studied physics and chemistry. When she was 15, she decided to become a scientist. Rosalind attended St Paul’s Girls’ School, London, where she displayed great talent in physics and chemistry. From there she went up to New ham College, Cambridge in 1938. After graduation in 1941, she was awarded a research scholarship to work on gas chromatography, but left in 1942 to work at the British Coal Utilization Research Association, where she worked on the microstructure of coke. As a result of her research, she gained her Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) degree from Cambridge in 1945.
FACTS ABOUT ROSALIND FRANKLIN ~She had 3 brothers ~Lived in London and Paris ~She was a Biologist and a chemist ~A private graduate school in Chicago, Illinois that was named after her ~She used lots of x-rays In her experiments ~Died at 37 years old from bronchopneumonia, a secondary carcinomatous, and ovarian cancer
bibliography • http://www.sdsc.edu/ScienceWomen/franklin.html • http://www.biography.com/people/rosalind-franklin-9301344 • http://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/ps/retrieve/Narrative/KR/p-nid/183 • http://www.dnaftb.org/19/bio-3.html