He was born on September 11, 1904 in Kraków, Poland to a prominent Jewish family.
Marguerite Vogt (13 February 1913 – 6 July 2007) was a cancer biologist and virologist.
Donald Pinkston Francis (born October 24, 1942) is an American epidemiologist who worked on the Ebola outbreak in Africa in the late 1970s, and HIV/AIDS researcher.
Irving Millman (May 23, 1923 – April 17, 2012) was a noted virologist and microbiologist.
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Stephen E. Straus (November 23, 1946 – May 14, 2007) was an American physician, immunologist, virologist and science administrator.
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Alice S. Huang
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Joseph Edward Smadel
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Paul Ahlquist is a Professor of Molecular Virology and Oncology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
James Corson Niederman
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Born and raised in Munich by a physician father, Hahn was educated at the University of Munich, earning her MD in 1982.
Richard Edwin Shope (December 25, 1901–October 2, 1966) was an American virologist who at the Rockefeller Institute identified influenzavirus A in pigs in 1931.
Eva Harris (born August 6, 1965) is a professor in the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, and the founder and president of the Sustainable Sciences Institute.
Forest Rohwer (born 1969) is an American microbial ecologist and Professor of Biology at San Diego State University.
Karl Maramorosch (January 16, 1915 – May 9, 2016) was an Austrian-born American virologist, entomologist, and plant pathologist.
Peter Palese is a United States microbiologist and Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, and an expert in the field of RNA viruses.
David Bodian ( 15 May 1910 – 18 September 1992) was an American medical scientist at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who worked in polio research.
Christine L. Clouser
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Peter K. Vogt
Peter K. Vogt (March 10, 1932 in Broumov, Czechoslovakia) is an American molecular biologist, virologist and geneticist.
Robert R. Wagner
Robert R. Wagner (1923-2001) was an American virologist who spent time on the faculty at Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, and finally the University of Virginia School of Medicine, from which he retired as professor emeritus in 1994.
Purnell W. Choppin
Purnell W. Choppin is an American virologist.
Nat L. Sternberg (August 2, 1942 – September 26, 1995) was an American molecular biologist and bacteriophage researcher, particularly known for his work on DNA recombination and the phage P1.
Patrick S. Moore
Patrick S. Moore (born October 21, 1956) is an American virologist and epidemiologist who co-discovered together with his wife, Yuan Chang, two different human viruses causing the AIDS-related cancer Kaposi's sarcoma and the skin cancer Merkel cell carcinoma.
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Heinz Ludwig Fraenkel-Conrat (July 29, 1910 – April 10, 1999) was a biochemist, famous for his viral research.
Charles Armstrong (physician)
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Eckard Wimmer (born 22 May 1936) is a German American virologist, organic chemist and distinguished professor of molecular genetics and microbiology at Stony Brook University.
Chester M. Southam
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William A. Haseltine
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Isabel Merrick Morgan (also Morgan Mountain) (20 August 1911 – 18 August 1996) was an American virologist at Johns Hopkins University who prepared an experimental vaccine that protected monkeys against polio in a research team with David Bodian and Howard Howe.
Susan C. Baker
Susan C. Baker is a molecular virologist and Professor at Loyola University Chicago, Illinois.
Janet S. Butel
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Jay A. Levy
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Julius S. Youngner (born 1920) is an American Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the School of Medicine and Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at University of Pittsburgh responsible for advances necessary for development of a vaccine for poliomyelitis and the first intranasal equine influenza vaccine.
Robert Ellis Shope (February 21, 1929 – January 19, 2004) was an American virologist, epidemiologist and public health expert, particularly known for his work on arthropod-borne viruses and emerging infectious diseases.
Anne Simon is a fictional American biology professor, scientist, and a science advisor on the American television series The X-Files, both the original series for all nine seasons and the 2016 miniseries.
Steven Jay Hatfill (born October 24, 1953) is an American physician, virologist and biological weapons expert.
Joseph L. Melnick
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Harold Samuel "Harry" Ginsberg (May 27, 1917 – February 2, 2003) was an American microbiologist who made early discoveries in virology and infectious disease.
Nathan D. Wolfe (born August 24, 1970) is an American virologist.
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Karen Beemon is an American virologist, known for her study of micro-RNA and retroviral RNA processing.
Thomas Francis Jr.
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Dean H. Kedes
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Thomas Milton Rivers
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Howard Lloyd Bachrach (May 21, 1920 – June 26, 2008) was an American scientist who made research contributions to the understanding of viruses such as foot-and-mouth disease and polio.
Wilbur George Downs (7 August 1913, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey – 17 February 1991, in Branford, Connecticut), was a naturalist and virologist.
Erich Traub (27 June 1906 – 18 May 1985) was a German veterinarian and scientist/virologist who specialized in foot-and-mouth disease, Rinderpest and Newcastle disease.
Sandra L. Quackenbush is an American virologist working as an Associate Professor of Retrovirology at the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Roselyn J. Eisenberg
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Bernard Roizman is an American scientist born in Romania.
Robert W. McCollum
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Robert M. Chanock
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Bernard Moss is a virologist at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the United States National Institutes of Health.
Vincent R. Racaniello (born January 2, 1953 in Paterson, New Jersey) is a Higgins Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons.
Flossie Wong-Staal (黃以靜 pinyin: Huáng Yǐ jìng, born August 27, 1947), born Yee Ching Wong, is a Chinese-American virologist and molecular biologist.
Dorothy M. Horstmann
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Douglas D. Richman (born 15 February 1943, New York, NY) is an American medical virologist.
Lynn W. Enquist
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Albert Z. Kapikian (1930 – 2014) was an Armenian-American virologist who developed the first licensed vaccine against rotavirus, the most common cause of severe diarrhea in infants.
Diane Edmund Griffin (May 5, 1940–) is the University Distinguished Professor, and a Professor in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she was the department chair from 1994-2015.
C. Henry Kempe
Dr. C. Henry Kempe (birth name Karl Heinz Kempe, b. 1922, Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland) - d. 1984, Hanauma Bay, Hawaii) was a pediatrician and the first in the medical community to identify and recognize child abuse.
Charlotte Friend (March 11, 1921 – January 13, 1987) was an American virologist.
Dharam V. Ablashi (born October 8, 1931) is an American biomedical researcher born in India.
Jeffrey E. Barlough
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Samuel Katz (pediatrician)
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