The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Paul C. Zamecnik
Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology
"For his pioneering research of protein biosynthesis, opening the door to biochemical attack, and paving the way for dissection of the genetic code; and for introducing the concept and method of antisense DNA as an approach to viral gene inhibition and chemotherapy."
Presented by President Bush at a White House Rose Garden Ceremony on September 16, 1991.