Sculpture of DNA double helix unveiled at the National Botanic Gardens

WATSON DNA SCULPTURE BOTANIC GARDENS MIN HAYES MX-4 WATSON DNA SCULPTURE BOTANIC GARDENS MIN HAYES MX-3  WATSON DNA SCULPTURE BOTANIC GARDENS MIN HAYES MX-5IMG_9312Minister Hayes unveils Sculpture to mark discovery of DNA double helix
Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW); Matthew Jebb, Director, National Botanic Gardens; James D Watson, co-discoverer of the structure of DNA ; and Sculptor Charles Jencks ; were in the National Botanic Gardens at the presentation to the Irish people of a sculpture, which celebrates the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the DNA double helix by James D. Watson and Francis Crick in 1953.