The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
1230 York Avenue
New York,New York 10065 USA
"For her pioneering use of cell biology and molecular genetics in mice to understand the basis of inherited diseases in humans and her outstanding contributions to our understanding of the biology of skin and its disorders, including her notable investigations of adult skin stem cells, cancers, and genetic syndromes."
Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on October 7, 2009.