Lwoff, Andre

(1902-94)
   French biologist. He was head of the microbial physiology laboratory of the Pasteur Institute in Paris. During World War II he was active in the French Resistance. He shared the 1965 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology for work on the cellular genetic function of bacteria and its influence on viruses.

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  • Lwoff, André — ▪ French biologist in full  André Michael Lwoff   born May 8, 1902, Ainay le Château, France died Sept. 30, 1994, Paris  French biologist who contributed to the understanding of lysogeny, in which a bacterial virus, or bacteriophage, infects… …   Universalium

  • Lwoff, André — ► (1902 94) Fisiológo francés. Fue premio Nobel de Medicina y Fisiología en 1965, compartido con F. Jacob y J. Monod, por sus investigaciones sobre la cura del cáncer …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • LWOFF, ANDRÉ MICHEL — (1902–1994), French biologist and Nobel Prize winner. Born in the Allier department, France, Lwoff became head of the Microbial Physiology Laboratory of the Pasteur Institute in Paris in 1938. Lwoff s earlier work dealt with the morphology and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Lwoff , André Michael — (1902–1994) French biologist Born at Ainy le Château in France, Lwoff graduated in natural sciences in 1921 and joined the Pasteur Institute in the same year. He went on to become head of the laboratory in 11929 and from 1938 was head of the… …   Scientists

  • Lwoff, Andre Michel — ▪ 1995       French scientist (b. May 8, 1902, Ainay le Château, France d. Sept. 30, 1994, Paris, France), shared the 1965 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with François Jacob and Jacques Monod. Their research established how the genetic… …   Universalium

  • Lwoff, André Michel — (b. 1902)    French biologist and Nobel laureate, 1965. Lwoff was head of the microbial physiology laboratory of the Pasteur Institute in Paris. During World War II he was active in the French resistance and decorated for his underground… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Lwoff — Lwoff, André …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • André Lwoff — Nacimiento 8 de mayo de 1902 Ainay le Château Fallecimiento 30 de septiembre de 1994 (92 años) París Nacionalidad francés …   Wikipedia Español

  • Andre Lwoff — André Lwoff André Lwoff Naissance 8 mai 1902 Ainay le Château (France) Décès 30 septembre 1994 Paris (France) Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Andre Michael Lwoff — André Lwoff André Lwoff Naissance 8 mai 1902 Ainay le Château (France) Décès 30 septembre 1994 Paris (France) Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

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