The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Richard King Mellon Professor of Reproductive Physiology
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
3800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia,Pennsylvania 19104 USA
"For his fundamental contributions to the development and use of transgenic mice. His research has provided experimental foundations and inspiration for progress in germline genetic modification in a range of species, which has generated a revolution in biology, medicine, and agriculture."
Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on Friday, October 21, 2011.