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Renato Dulbecco

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Renato Dulbecco - 'Why am I called Renato?' (1/61)

 

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Renato Dulbecco - Levi's lesson, Watson's theft (25/61)

 

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Renato Dulbecco - Origins and first school (2/61)

 

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Renato Dulbecco - The Nobel Prize changed my life (54/61)

 

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Renato Dulbecco - Receiving the Nobel Prize (33/61)

Renato Dulbecco was an Italian American, who won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on oncoviruses, which are viruses that can cause cancer when they infect animal cells. He studied at the University of Turin under Giuseppe Levi, along with fellow students Salvador Luria and Rita Levi-Montalcini, who also moved to the U.S. with him and won Nobel prizes. He was drafted into the Italian army in World War II, but later joined the resistance.
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