The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
J. Craig Venter
Founder, Chairman, and President
J. Craig Venter Institute
9704 Medical Center Drive
Rockville,Maryland 20850 USA
"For his dedication to the advancement of the science of genomics, his contributions to our understanding of its implications for society, and his commitment to the clear communication of information to the scientific community, the public, and policymakers."
Presented by President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on October 7, 2009.