Born: 22 February 1914, Catanzaro, Italy
Died: 19 February 2012, La Jolla, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratory, London, United Kingdom
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell"
Field: genetics, medical oncology, virology
Prize share: 1/3
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