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Dulbecco, Renato

Born: 1914 AD
Currently alive, at 101 years of age.

Nationality: Italian
Categories: Virologist


1914 - Born on February 22nd in Catanzaro, Italy. Italian–American physician and molecular biologist.

1936 - Dulbecco obtained his M.D. from the University of Turin and remained there several years as a member of its faculty.

1947 - He came to the United States and studied viruses.

1963 - He was a fellow at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California.

1975 - Shared the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Howard M. Temin and David Baltimore, both of whom had studied under him.

1977 - Was a distinguished research professor after serving for five years as a director of the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London.

         - He served also on the faculty of the medical school of the University of California at San Diego.

1988-1992 - He served first as temporary and then as full president of the Salk Institute.


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