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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
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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.
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Nobel Laureate:   Physiology or Medicine, 1958

 

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