The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
James E. Darnell
Vincent Astor Professor and Head, Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology
New York,New York USA
"For his seminal scientific discoveries related to gene expression in animal cells, including pathways of RNA processing and signal transduction from the cell surface to genes in the nucleus, and for his contributions as a scientific educator"
Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on November 6, 2003.