Renato Dulbecco (1914-2012)

Nobel prize for Medicine (1975). Former member of the Advisory Council for the City of Arts & Sciences
Renato Dulbecco, científico perteneciente al paseo de los científicos del Museu

Renatto Dulbecco has his own star in the 'Paseo de los Científicos' (‘Walk of Prominent Scientists), itself a nod in the direction of Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. Here, visitors can follow a line of stars that represent some of the most important scientists of our times who have visited this museum or who have a rapport with it.


Nobel prize for Medicine (1975), shared with David Baltimore and Howard M. Temin for their discovery that certain forms of cancer are caused by infection from a virus that penetrates a cell’s DNA, altering its function and causing its degeneration.