Salvador E. Luria
Born: 13 August 1912, Torino, Italy
Died: 6 February 1991, Lexington, MA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the replication mechanism and the genetic structure of viruses"
Field: genetics, virology
Prize share: 1/3
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