Robert A. Weinberg

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Robert A. Weinberg

Robert A. Weinberg

Robert A. Weinberg, Faculty Member am Whitehead Institute in Cambridge/USA, stellt in einem Vortrag neue Ansätze im Kampf gegen Krebs vor.

Career:

  • 1969 Ph.D. in Biology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1969 – 1972 postdoctoral research, Weizmann Institute in Rehovoth, Israel and Salk Institute, La Jolla
  • Since 1972 at the Department of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Since 1982 Full Professor of Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 1982 Founding Member of Whitehead Institute
  • Since 1985 Professor for Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 Area of work:

  • Discovered the first human oncogene – the ras oncogene that causes normal cells to form tumors, and the isolation of the first known tumor suppressor gene – the Rb gene