The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Har Gobind Khorana
Professor of Biology and Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge,Massachusetts 02139 USA
"For his innovative contributions that significantly contributed to our understanding of gene structure, membrane function and vision and for the work stimulated by his research which has had a major impact on the biological and chemical sciences."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on June 25, 1987.
Physiology or Medicine, 1968