The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Salvador E. Luria
Institute Professor Emeritus
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts USA
"For a lifetime devoted to applying genetics to viruses and bacteria, and for guiding the development of generations of students who have helped create the modern power of molecular biology."
Presented by President Bush at a White House Rose Garden Ceremony on September 16, 1991.
Physiology or Medicine, 1969