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Honoring Howard M. Temin

Howard M. Temin Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1975
Nobel Co-recipients David Baltimore, Renato Dulbecco
National Medal of Science - Biological Sciences 1992

Virologist. Interaction between tumor viruses and genetic material of cell. DNA provirus and RNA-directed DNA synthesis. Reverse Transcriptase. Intellectually courageous. Civic minded.

How fortunate to live in a country at a time and in a social class that has enabled us to realize our potential. Not been possible for many.

Honoring Howard M. Temin

The Howard M. Temin Lakeshore Path, A history of Human Intervention The Howard M. Temin Path, also known as the lakeshore path, is a 1.6-mile path that extends from the limnology building near Memorial Union, to Picnic Point and is used frequently by students, faculty, and other residents of Madison. At the dedication ceremony, James Crow, a UW-Madison professor, said, "Howard loved to walk and bicycle along this path, and it is most fitting that it be dedicated to his memory".

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Drawing: Newton Llorente

Name: Howard Martin Temin
Birth: 10 December 1934, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Death: 9 February 1994, Madison, WI, USA
Institution: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Award: "for their discoveries concerning the interaction between tumour viruses and the genetic material of the cell"
Subject: Genetics, medical oncology, virology
Portion of cash: 1/3
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Doctoral Advisor: Renato Dulbecco