Renato Dulbecco, Italian-US virologist

Renato Dulbecco, Italian-US virologist

C022/5073 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.2MB

Downloadable file size: 2.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Renato Dulbecco (1914-2012), Italian-US virologist. Dulbecco showed how certain viruses can transform normal cells into cancerous ones. These cancerous cells divide continuously because their genetic material has incorporated some of the virus' genes. The genes affected, oncogenes, produce protein growth factors which stimulate the growth and division of cancerous cells. For this work, Dulbecco shared the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Baltimore and Temin, his former students. Dulbecco had worked for the Resistance during World War II, before emigrating to America in 1947. Photographed in 1966.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 1900s, 1960s, 1966, 1975 nobel, 20th century, 21st century, adult, american, biological, biology, black-and-white, cancer, caucasian, european, genetic, genetics, head and shoulders, historical, history, human, italian, italian-american, italian-us, male, man, microbiological, microbiologist, microbiology, monochrome, nobel laureate, nobel prize in physiology or medicine, north american, oncogene, oncogenes, oncology, one person, people, person, portrait, renato dulbecco, scientist, us, virologist, virology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.