The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
George Emil Palade
New Haven,Connecticut 06510 USA
University of California, San Diego
"For pioneering discoveries of a host of fundamental, highly organized structures in living cells through studies combining electron microscopy and biochemistry. These contributions stimulated the growth of the field of cell biology, which he continues to inspire through his own research and leadership active collaboration, and the training of new investigators."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on March 12, 1986.
Physiology or Medicine, 1974