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The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details

Joshua Lederberg

Title:

President

Affiliation:

Rockefeller University

1230 York Avenue

New York, New York 10021 USA

Gender:

Male

Year Deceased:

2008

Award Discipline:

Biological Sciences

Award Year:

1989

Citation:

"For his work in bacterial genetics and immune cell single type antibody production; for his seminal research in artificial intelligence in biochemistry and medicine; and for his extensive advisory role in government, industry and international organizations that address themselves to the societal role of science."

Presented by President Bush at a White House Ceremony on October 18, 1989.

Nobel Laureate:

Physiology or Medicine, 1958

 

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