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Dulbecco, Renato

Born: 1914 AD
Currently alive, at 107 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.