David Baltimore

1938 - Today

David Baltimore

David Baltimore (born March 7, 1938) is an American biologist, university administrator, and 1975 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine, he is a professor of biology at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), where he served as president from 1997 to 2006. He also serves as the director of the Joint Center for Translational Medicine, which joins Caltech and UCLA in a program to translate basic science discoveries into clinical realities. He is the president emeritus and Robert Andrews Millikan Professor of Biology at Caltech. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Baltimore has received more than 391,748 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 235th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, David Baltimore ranks 235 out of 686Before him are Adam Afzelius, Gotthelf Fischer von Waldheim, Erik Acharius, Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, Carl Sigismund Kunth, and Eva Ekeblad. After him are Jacob Christian Schäffer, Pierre Belon, Otto Friedrich Müller, Johann Hermann, Johann Baptist von Spix, and Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann.

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Among people born in 1938, David Baltimore ranks 121Before him are Keith O'Brien, Tom Regan, Wu Yi, Aslan Abashidze, Willy Claes, and John Kufuor. After him are Milan Galić, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Shotaro Ishinomori, Jean-Loup Chrétien, Bernadette Lafont, and Bill Withers.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, David Baltimore ranks 2,163 out of 12,171Before him are Paul Ryan (1970), Steven Soderbergh (1963), Chubby Checker (1941), Damon Wayans (1960), Zac Efron (1987), and Billy Zane (1966). After him are Frank Zane (1942), Fran Drescher (1957), John Barth (1930), Lionel Hampton (1908), Johnston McCulley (1883), and Cochise (1805).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, David Baltimore ranks 37Before him are Temple Grandin (1947), Nettie Stevens (1861), Leland H. Hartwell (1939), James Dwight Dana (1813), Jeffrey C. Hall (1945), and Clair Cameron Patterson (1922). After him are Craig Venter (1946), Michael Rosbash (1944), Martin Chalfie (1947), Wilder Penfield (1891), George Smith (1941), and James P. Allison (1948).