Renato Dulbecco, 2011-02-22
Scope and Contents
Renato Dulbecco's interview discusses the following:
LIFE IN SCIENCE
JAMES D. WATSON: Jim Watson; Maureen Meeting Jim Watson; Mentors: Luria and Levy; Tumor Viruses.
CSHL: Dulbecco 97th Birthday; Lauria and Delbruck at CSHL; On Identity; Science Today; Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Leading the Salk Institute; Marriage of Renato and Maureen Dulbecco; The Dulbecco House Catches Fire; Curing Cancer; Hobbies Outside of Science.
- Creation: 2011-02-22
- Dulbecco, Renato 1914-2012 (Interviewee, Person)
- Pollock, Ludmila (Interviewer, Person)
- Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. Library and Archives (Publisher, Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online: https://library.cshl.edu/oralhistory/. Select tapes have been digitized thanks to support from CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant awarded in 2021, these tapes are available for research online via our Oral History Website and in person at CSHL Archives. Please contact CSHL Archives email@example.com with any questions regarding availability.
Biographical / Historical
Renato Dulbecco (February 22, 1914-February 19, 2012) was born in Catanzaro,Italy. He studied medicine in Turin before joining the Italian Resistance movement against Benito Mussolini during the Second Wold War.
After the war Dulbecco emigrated to the United States and worked with Salvador Luria at the University of Indiana before moving on to the University of California.
Won the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award in 1964.
Won the 1975 Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology with David Baltimore and Howard Temin "for their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumor viruses and the genetic material of the cell".
1 Cassettes (Camcorder footage) : MiniDV - CSHL1048
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English