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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Salvador E. Luria

Title: Institute Professor Emeritus
Affiliation:   Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Cambridge, Massachusetts USA
Gender:   Male
Year Deceased:   1991
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Award Discipline:   Biological Sciences
Award Year:   1991
Citation:   "For a lifetime devoted to applying genetics to viruses and bacteria, and for guiding the development of generations of students who have helped create the modern power of molecular biology."
    Presented by President Bush at a White House Rose Garden Ceremony on September 16, 1991.
    Posthumous
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Nobel Laureate:   Physiology or Medicine, 1969

 

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