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The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1975

For their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell
Name - David Baltimore
Date of birth - 7 March 1938
Institutions - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Cambridge, MA, USA
Country - USA

Description - David Baltimore is an American biologist, university administrator, and Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine. He served as president of the California Institute of Technology from 1997 to 2006, and is currently the Robert A. Millikan Professor of Biology at Caltech.


Name - Renato Dulbecco
Date of birth - February 22, 1914
Institutions - Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratory London, United Kingdom
Country - USA

Description - Renato Dulbecco is an Italian virologist who won a 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on reverse transcriptase. In 1973 he was awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University together with Theodore Puck and Harry Eagle.


Name - Howard Martin Temin
Date of birth - December 10, 1934
Institutions - University of Wisconsin Madison, WI, USA
Country - USA

Description - Howard Martin Temin was a U.S. geneticist. Along with Renato Dulbecco and David Baltimore he discovered reverse transcriptase in the 1970s at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, for which he shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.