The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Nina V. Fedoroff
Evan Pugh Professor of Biology
Pennsylvania State University
219 Wartik Lab
University Park,Pennsylvania 16802 USA
"For her pioneering work on plant molecular biology, and for her being the first to clone and characterize maize transposons. She has contributed to education and public policy pertaining to recombinant DNA and genetic modification of plants."
Awarded by President George W. Bush in a White House ceremony on July 27, 2007.