The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Evelyn M. Witkin
Barbara McClintock Professor Emerita
Piscataway,New Jersey USA
"For her insightful and pioneering investigations on the genetics of DNA mutagenesis and DNA repair that have increased our understanding of processes as varied as evolution and the development of cancer. "
Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on November 6, 2003