About the winnersDr. Inder M. Verma is an American Cancer Society Professor of Molecular Biology in the laboratory of Genetics at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, and one of the world’s leading authorities on the development and use of engineered viruses for gene therapy. Verma was born in India, received a master’s degree from Lucknow University and a Ph. Vermann Institute of Science in Rehovoth, After postdoctoral study at MIT in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate David Baltimore, he joined the faculty of the Salk Institute at the age of 26 Verma main research interests cellular genes whose changes may cause cancer and the development lead lead for gene therapy.
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