List of famous male virologists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male virologists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being virologists. There are thousand of males working as virologists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic virologists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a virologist then the people below should give you inspiration.
You can rank all of these people, from Max Theiler to Robert Webster.While this isn't a list of all male virologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male virologists?" and "Who are the best male virologists?"
Ian David Gust AO MD, BS, BSc, DipBact, FRCPA, FRACP, MASM, FT is an Australian medical researcher, virologist, and former science administrator. Gust's area of work is in the development of drugs and vaccines against viral diseases and he is best known for the development of vaccines against the Hepatitis A virus. He currently serves as a non–executive company director and consultant. ...more on Wikipedia
Harald zur Hausen is a German virologist and professor emeritus. He has done research on cancer of the cervix, where he discovered the role of papilloma viruses, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2008. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Gelsenkirchen, Germanysee more on Harald zur Hausen
Renato Dulbecco was an Italian virologist, later a naturalized American citizen, who won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on oncoviruses, which are viruses that can cause cancer when they infect animal cells. He studied at the University of Turin under Giuseppe Levi, along with fellow students Salvador Luria and Rita Levi-Montalcini, who also moved to the U.S. with him and won Nobel prizes. He was drafted into the Italian army in World War II, but later joined the resistance. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 98 (1914-2012)
Birthplace: Catanzaro, Italysee more on Renato Dulbecco
John Michael Bishop is an American immunologist and microbiologist who shared the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Harold E. Varmus and was co-winner of 1984 Alfred P. Sloan Prize. He currently serves as an active faculty member at the University of California, San Francisco. ...more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: York, Pennsylvania, United States of Americasee more on J. Michael Bishop