The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Sallie W. Chisholm
Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies and Professor of Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
15 Vassar Street
Cambridge,Massachusetts 02139 USA
"For contributions to the discovery and understanding of the dominant photosynthetic organisms in the ocean, promotion of the field of microbial oceanography, and influence on marine policy and management."
President Barack H. Obama in the East Room of the White House on February 1, 2013.