The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Keith Roberts Porter
Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology
University of Colorado
Boulder,Colorado 80302 USA
"For fundamental contributions to the elucidation of the fine structure of cells by electron microscopy, which has inaugurated a new era of cell biology integrating structure and function into a comprehensive picture of the life of cells."
Presented by President Carter at a White House Ceremony on November 22, 1977.