Adriano Buzzati-Traverso (6 April 1913, Milan, Italy – 22 April 1983) was an Italian geneticist. In 1962 he founded in Naples the Laboratorio Internazionale di Genetica e Biofisica (International Laboratory of Genetics and Biophysics).
6 April 1913|
22 April 1983 (aged 70)|
The name of the fly Drosophila buzzatii, often used in genetical and evolutionary studies, derives from this significant Italian scientist.
He was the brother of the well-known writer Dino Buzzati.
- Mauro Capocci, Gilberto Corbellini (2002). "Adriano Buzzati-Traverso and the foundation of the International Laboratory of Genetics and Biophysics in Naples (1962–1969)". Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. 33 (3): 489–513. doi:10.1016/S1369-8486(02)00007-9. PDF[permanent dead link]
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