The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Marvin H. Caruthers
Professor, Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Colorado
Boulder,Colorado 80309 USA
"For his work in developing robust methods for the chemical synthesis of DNA, which has enabled genetic engineering of new biopharmaceuticals, forensic "DNA fingerprinting," and the human genome project."
Awarded by President George W. Bush in a White House ceremony on July 27, 2007.