As per our current Database, Salvador Luria has been died on Feb 6, 1991 (age 78).
When Salvador Luria die, Salvador Luria was 78 years old.
|Popular As||Salvador Luria|
|Age||78 years old|
|Born||August 13, 1912 (Italy)|
Salvador Luria’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.
Salvador Luria was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.
His work on bacteria led to the discovery of genes, and as such could be studied in genetic research. He won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his revolutionary work in 1969.
He fled Benito Mussolini's fascist regime to France, only to flee again, this time to the U.S. after the German invasion in 1940.
Settling in the U.S., he took up work at Vanderbilt University, where his experiments with viruses infection bacteria showed that bacteria can mutate and develop resistance.
He was born to a prominent Italian Sephardic Jewish Family, which lost much of its fortune after the rise to power of Mussolini.
He shared his 1969 Nobel Prize with fellow researchers Max Delbruck and Alfred Hershey.