The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Stephen J. Lippard
Arthur Amos Noyes Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Chemistry
Cambridge,Massachusetts 02138 USA
"For pioneering research in bioinorganic chemistry, which enriched our understanding of how metal compounds interact with DNA, provided important synthetic models for the active sites of metalloproteins, and elucidated key structural and mechanistic features of methane monooxygenase."
Presented by President George W. Bush in a White House East Room ceremony on February 13, 2006.