The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1969
Max Delbrück, Alfred D. Hershey, Salvador E. Luria
Born: 4 September 1906, Berlin, Germany
Died: 9 March 1981, Pasadena, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the replication mechanism and the genetic structure of viruses"
Field: genetics, virology
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