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Madison in Dane County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Howard M. Temin

1934-1994

 
 
Howard M. Temin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, October 7, 2011
1. Howard M. Temin Marker
Inscription.
This path is dedicated to the memory of
Howard M. Temin
1934-1994

Distinguished Professor of Oncology (1960-1994)
Eminent Virologist at the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1975)
National Medal of Science, USA (1992)
Exceptional seeker of truth in science and responsibility in society
An inspiration to all who knew him

Dr. Temin's fundamental discoveries on the replication and evolution of viruses changed our understanding of the flow of genetic information in cells, with profound implications for research on cancer and AIDS and for biotechnology.

Throughout the seasons, throughout the years, Dr. Temin walked and biked on this path, appreciating its beauty and finding enrichment in its setting and wildlife.

 
Location. 43° 4.856′ N, 89° 25.552′ W. Marker is in Madison, Wisconsin, in Dane County. Marker is on the Howard Temin Lakeshore Path, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker may be reached from Lot 60, which is at the intersection of Walnut Street and University Bay Drive on the University of Wisconsin campus. Marker is in this post office area: Madison WI 53706, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Howard M. Temin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, October 7, 2011
2. Howard M. Temin Marker
University Bay on Lake Mendota is in the background.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madison Park & Pleasure Drive Association (approx. 0.3 miles away); University Creek Group (approx. 0.3 miles away); Keystone House (approx. half a mile away); University of Wisconsin Dairy Barn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Unitarian Meeting House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Understanding Immunity (approx. 0.6 miles away); Revolutionizing Animal Reproduction (approx. 0.6 miles away); Preventing Endemic Goiter (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Madison.
 
More about this marker. There is an identical marker at the eastern end of the Lakeshore Path adjacent to the Limnology Building.
 
Also see . . .
1. Howard Temin Memorial. From the McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research. (Submitted on October 11, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.) 

2. The Lakeshore Path. (Submitted on October 11, 2011, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
 
Categories. EducationScience & Medicine
 
Howard M. Temin Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, October 7, 2011
3. Howard M. Temin Marker
This is a view looking east on the Lakeshore Path.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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