Obituary

Obituary Virology Division News 225 Arch Virol 147/1 (2002) Virology Division News In Memoriam Fred Rapp (1929–2001) red Rapp passed away on March 28, 2001 in F Hilton Head, South Carolina, after losing a battle with cancer. He was 72 years old. During his profes- sional life as a virologist, he made enormous contribu- tions to our understanding of the role of viruses in cancer, publishing more than 700 papers over the peri- od from 1954 until his retirement in 1990, and inspir- ing and educating numerous predoctoral and postdoc- toral students of virology and immunology who now have senior appointments in academic and industrial laboratories throughout the world. He was one of the first virologists to study tumor viruses, beginning in the early 1960’s, and he maintained a clear focus in this fascinating area of virology throughout his career. Fred was born March 13, 1929 in Fulda, Germany, and came to the United States in 1936, when his family emigrated to get away from the Hitler regime. Raised in New York, he graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1947 and received his BSc degree in Biology and Microbiology from Brooklyn College in 1951. He then completed http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Virology Springer Journals

Obituary

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Archives of Virology , Volume 147 (1) – Jan 1, 2002

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2002 by Springer-Verlag/Wien
Subject
Legacy
ISSN
0304-8608
eISSN
1432-8798
D.O.I.
10.1007/s705-002-8315-4
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Virology Division News 225 Arch Virol 147/1 (2002) Virology Division News In Memoriam Fred Rapp (1929–2001) red Rapp passed away on March 28, 2001 in F Hilton Head, South Carolina, after losing a battle with cancer. He was 72 years old. During his profes- sional life as a virologist, he made enormous contribu- tions to our understanding of the role of viruses in cancer, publishing more than 700 papers over the peri- od from 1954 until his retirement in 1990, and inspir- ing and educating numerous predoctoral and postdoc- toral students of virology and immunology who now have senior appointments in academic and industrial laboratories throughout the world. He was one of the first virologists to study tumor viruses, beginning in the early 1960’s, and he maintained a clear focus in this fascinating area of virology throughout his career. Fred was born March 13, 1929 in Fulda, Germany, and came to the United States in 1936, when his family emigrated to get away from the Hitler regime. Raised in New York, he graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1947 and received his BSc degree in Biology and Microbiology from Brooklyn College in 1951. He then completed

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