The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Winzer Professor of Cell Biology, Emeritus
Stanford University School of Medicine
Fairchild Building, D221
Stanford,California 94305 USA
"For his pioneering application of fluorescence spectroscopy, and particularly fluorescence resonance energy transfer, to the analysis of biological macromolecules; he elucidated the biochemical basis of signal amplification in vision and pioneered the development of high density micro-arrays for genetic analysis ("gene chips"). His influential biochemistry textbook has influenced and inspired millions of students."
Awarded by President George W. Bush in a White House ceremony on July 27, 2007.