The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Herbert W. Boyer
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco,California 94143 USA
"For his contributions to the basic research of the development of recombinant DNA technology. This seminal breakthrough has opened new vistas in experimental biology, and it has led directly to the development of the biotechnology industry."
Presented by President Bush at a White House East Room Ceremony on November 13, 1990.
Medal of Technology recipient
Award Year 1989