Watson a Name? The Other James D. Goes to Burrill | GenomeWeb

With the name James D. Watson, it seems he had no choice but to work in the field of genomics. “We’ve actually got the same middle initial as well,” says the Watson not known for discovering the double helical structure of DNA. This Watson, 37, is not a scientist, but an MBA who just joined life science merchant bank Burrill & Co. as director of its strategic partnering services group. “My interest is in deal making,” he says.

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