M Fraccaro Lecture 2016/17

On Monday the 13th of June at 5.00 pm Robert C Gallo will give the 3rd M Fraccaro lecture entitled A journey with blood cells and viruses and the development of the Global Virus Network.  The lecture, co-organised by Collegio A Volta and Collegio Cairoli, be held at Collegio Cairoli (Piazza Cairoli, Pavia). The poster of the lecture can be downloaded here and all members of the Department are invited to attend.

Robert C Gallo is currently Scientific Director and Chair of the Global Virus Network, a not-for profit organisation that aims to strengthen medical research and response capability to viral pathogens. He was born in Connecticut from an Italian family and studied at Providence College at the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, before joining the  National Cancer Institute, where he became head of the Laboratory of Tumor Cell Biology. He is one of the best known scientists worldwide for his work on interleukin-2, HTLV (the first human retrovirus to be discovered) and HIV.






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