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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Har Gobind Khorana

Title: Professor of Biology and Chemistry
Affiliation:   Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139 USA
Gender:   Male

Year Deceased:   2011
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Award Discipline:   Biological Sciences
Award Year:   1987
Citation:   "For his innovative contributions that significantly contributed to our understanding of gene structure, membrane function and vision and for the work stimulated by his research which has had a major impact on the biological and chemical sciences."
    Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on June 25, 1987.
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Nobel Laureate:   Physiology or Medicine, 1968


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